deservedly considered a national
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
Character traits of this unique dog are not at all difficult to describe, since they are inherent only in Akita and have been preserved by it for many centuries. The man did not greatly change this dog, but, probably, it is impossible to do this, since Akita is so independent and self-confident that it is able to make the right decisions on its own. Continue reading
How to choose a puppy and where to buy?
The first and one of the most important rules regarding the acquisition of karapuza-Akita – in any case, do not buy a puppy on the market or from an untested vendor who will offer you a dog on the street or in the subway. Akita is a purebred dog, and even if the puppy is offered to you by a Japanese, who claims that he is “the same dog as from the Hachiko film,” it’s not worth the risk. The most trusted and reliable place to select and purchase a purebred dog is the Akita Inu club. Even better, this club has been recognized worldwide. Continue reading