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This breed appeared in the province called Akita, which is located on a Japanese island. Initially, it had a name – “Akitamatagi”, it was translated as “a dog that prey on bears.” This breed of dogs can be considered very ancient, because archaeologists have established that such dogs lived on the territory of modern Japan 8,000 years ago. Akita Inu is one of the main attractions of Japan, they even compose songs about it, and erect monuments.
The dogs of this breed were originally used for hunting bears, and other large animals. Continue reading