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Akita Inu Washington State

December 20, 2013 – 12:36 pm
Akita Inu Washington State

The Akita is an ancient breed of spitz-type dog from the mountains of northern Japan. Its ancestor was the Matagi dog of Akita prefecture, in the north of Honshu, which was used to track and hold Asian black bears, wild boar, and deer. The Japanese Akita Inu ( inu meaning dog ) is a handsome, clever, independent dog that may bond strongly with its master, but distrusts strangers. It has a long and interesting history. Matagi Ancestors: The Matagi …

Akita Inu dog breeders

June 5, 2013 – 01:39 pm
Akita Inu dog breeders

Coats can be of any color including pure white, red and sesame without clear borders. A black mask is forbidden. Coat: Its double coat is composed of a thick, soft undercoat and a harsh, waterproof outer coat. As bathing removes the natural waterproofing of the coat bathe only when absolutely necessary. Akita sheds heavily twice a year. Health Issues: It’s sensitive to vision problems, night blindness, inward rolling lids, hip dysplasia and anesthesia …

Akita Inu behaviour

October 14, 2013 – 01:41 pm
Akita Inu behaviour

These individual differences are of the highest importance for us, for they are often inherited, as must be familiar to every one; and they thus afford materials for natural selection to act on and accumulate, in the same manner as man accumulates in any given direction individual differences in his domesticated productions. — Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species One of the regular readers/posters has mentioned her Akita a few times so I decided …

Akita Inu vs German Shepherd

February 26, 2014 – 11:08 am
Akita Inu vs German Shepherd

The Akita easily They are heavier and stronger with larger heads and jaws. A larger headmore biting power. The German Shepherd is a fantastic dog, but the Akita goes far beyond a German shepherd and for a companion and guard dog I would have to go with the Akita, it is capable of killing to protect its owner & family dependent of situation. They re highly intelligent and make the best protector for a family. Before world war 2 in japan when …

Dogs like Akita Inu

February 17, 2014 – 02:22 pm
Dogs like Akita Inu

Images Akitas and Akita Inus often are considered one breed of dog because they have similar names and similar characteristics. They are, however, actually two distinct breeds. The Akita is known as the American Akita. The Akita Inu is known as the Japanese Akita. While these breeds are similar, they have various differences including size, coloring, shape and personality. Coloring The American Akita comes in may colors and patterns. Its breed standard …

Un Akita Inu

December 7, 2013 – 12:22 pm
Un Akita Inu

Akita este o rasa de caini originara din zonele muntoase din nordul Japoniei. In multe tari sunt recunoscute doua rase de Akita, cea americana si cea japoneza, insa diferentele dintre exemplarele celor doua rase sunt destul de mici. Akita este considerat cainele national al Japoniei si un monument natural in tara de origine. In trecut erau foarte pretuiti, chiar venerati, si doar nobilii puteau detine un astfel de caine. Erau folositi ca garzi imperiale …

Akita Shiba Inu for Sale

November 7, 2013 – 01:18 pm
Akita Shiba Inu for Sale

A wonderful discussion about cream and white in the Nihon Ken, from the Japanese Kai man Shigeru Kato, who runs the Tora Inu and Nihon Ken blogs. He is respected in the hunting and show scene with Kai, Shikoku and Kishu. This man knows what he is talking about! This is taken from the Nihon Ken Forum, and pretty much sums up all I have come to understand about the issue. “I had a question from someone about white Shiba, so talked with some NIPPO members …

Akita Inu disposition

April 21, 2014 – 12:34 pm
Akita Inu disposition

For those of you that follow me on DA, you ll know that a while ago I announced that I was getting an Japanese Akita Inu, because I submitted a graphic which showed the fundamental differences between the Japanese Akita Inu (JAI) and the American Akita (AA). The two breed have been separated every where in the world except for the USA and Canada. In Australia, the breed standards were separated at the end of 2012. To date there are officially only …