dogs of this breed
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
Colors Akita Inu, Siba Inu and BLA
Recently, the breed began to gain popularity, there were already several “About Breed” on Picaba, only there were not only Akita, but also BYAS (Am. Akita), Siba-Inu.
So let me tell you about Akita a little more than in these articles and show how easy it is to distinguish such breeds at least in color.The Akita breed is characterized by only three basic colors, which are approved by the breed standard: Auburn, White and Tiger. The red pigment can be different, from a very light “sesame” to saturated red. Continue reading
Akita Inu – Japanese Pride
Akita Inu – Japanese pride and a symbol of loyalty. This dog combines the most amazing traits. A calm and moderately proud breed will be a loyal friend and reliable protector for its owner.
During the Second World War, the Akita Inu breed was on the verge of extermination because only shepherd dogs were left from the list of large dogs. Locals hid akits in their homes to preserve a unique breed. Continue reading