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The purpose of Akita Inu earlier and today.
The history of the Akita Inu breed begins in Japan. More than 8 thousand years ago they were used as a hunter. Already in the 18th century, these dogs were considered privileged, they could be found in the palaces of high-ranking officials, where each animal had an individual servant.
Later, the Akita Inu breed became more accessible, they were kept to participate in dog fights and were crossed with more powerful and larger dogs. In the early 20th century, Japanese breeders began to revive the purity of the breed. Continue reading