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In late November 1923, a Akita Inu puppy was born on the outskirts of the Japanese town of Odate (Akita Prefecture). Strictly speaking, he later became a puppy of this particular breed, and at that time few people thought about its name in Japan. Soon, the puppy was sent a thousand kilometers to the Tokyo suburb of Sibuy, to a new owner, Professor Eisaburo Ueno of Tokyo Imperial University. The new pet was his eighth dog and was given the name Hachi, or Hachiko (in Japanese, “hachi” denotes the number eight). Continue reading
The nature of the Japanese Akita Inu is direct, assertive, independent and very independent. To train and educate a puppy for a novice, due to the nature of the Akita, will really not be easy. Akita master needs a confident, strong-willed, persistent and demanding. The physical strength of the owner is irrelevant even when raising much larger breeds, but he must be seriously engaged in training the dog, as well as in time to solve problems arising in the process of growing up. Although it is not easy to train a stubborn and capricious Akita, it’s not necessary to think that only an experienced dog breeder or an experienced dog handler can do this. Japanese beauty obey any family member who is just seriously engaged in her training. Continue reading
Akita Inu is a breed that appeared as a result of the crossing of mastiffs and Chinese spitz-like rocks. This is one of the hypotheses of the origin of Akita Inu. It is known that even in antiquity his ancestors went with their masters to hunt large animals, up to and including the bear. The ancestors of the Akita were called Matagi Ken, and they were bred to hunt deer, wild boars, and even black bears of Akita province, reaching 400 kg in weight.
History shows that they are among the most ancient breeds, including 13 more breeds: Afghan hound, Pekingese, Siberian Husky and others. Continue reading