Akita

origin-iconOrigin:  Japan

group-iconDog Breed Group: Working Dog

life-iconLife Span: 10-13 years

weight-iconWeight: 21-22 Kg

height-iconHeight: 26-28 inches (male), 24-26 inches (female) ; 100-130 pounds (male), 70-100 pounds (female)

Origin of Name:   The Akita is a powerful, independent and dominant breed.

Akita Dog Breed
SizeTemperamentSheddingDroolingMonthly keeping cost
Large Zero
High
Negligible
Hair Everywhere
Zero
Excess
Premium*Standard*
4000 2000

About Akita

  • Life Span*10-13 years
  • Getting a puppy homeAverage
  • Popularity
    Star Super star
  • Availability
    Rare Easy to get
Introduction

Akita is a rather quiet, fastidious dog breed. Highly wary around strangers and frequently prejudiced of other animals. Akitas will happily share their affectionate and silly side with loved ones. They flourish with human friendship. The huge, free reasoning Akita is developed for protecting those they love. They should be well associated from birth with individuals and different canines.

History

Akita is an old Japanese breed, which originated from the island of Honshu in Japan. The canine was reproduced to hunt larger wild animals like bear, moose and wild boar. They purportedly battled close by the samurai. The Japanese government proclaimed the breed as an irreplaceable asset and gave them the status of National Treasure in 1931.

General Appearance

Akitas are brawny, weighty boned spitz-type canines wiht an imposing stature. Standing 24 to 28 inches at the shoulder, Akitas have a thick coat that comes in a few tones, including white. The head is expansive and huge, and is adjusted in the back by a full, twisted over tail. The erect ears and dim, sparkling eyes add to a statement of sharpness, which is a hallmark of the variety.

Pros - Cons
Pros
This dog breed is super easy to train and they are apartment friednly dogs. They do not need too much time and effort for grooming and are of the best breeds for watchdogs. They adapt easily to their surrounding and are kid friendly as well as fond of elderly people.
Cons
This breed is a heavy shedder as well as a big drooler dog breed. They have an average to high weight gain potential. This breed loves to wander and is very likely to attempt to escape the house. They are not a suitable choice for office enviornment.
Breeding

The gestation period in this bree is for 60-64 days

The primary period of the reproductive cycle of the female is called Proestrus and goes on for around 9 days. During this time the females begin to draw in males. The subsequent part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive to the male. It goes on for around 3 to 11 days. The third part is the Diestrus. Usually, it happens around day 14. In this period the bitch's discharge changes for distinctive red and reaching its end. The vulva gets back to average, and she will no longer allow mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time span between heat periods ordinarily keeps going around a half year. The litter size ranges between 6 to 8 puppies at a time.

Akita Grooming

Akita Training

Akita Nutrition

The Akita ought to excel on a top notch canine food, regardless of whether it is manufactured commercially or prepared at home with your veterinarian's suggestion and supervision. Any diet ought to be suitable to the canine's age (doggy, grown-up, or senior).Some breed specialists suggest that Akitas older than 7 years and more seasoned be taken care of a "light" or less calorie-dense eating regimen as a guard against conceivable onset of kidney infection.

Akita Exercise

The Akita is by and large not a profoundly active dog breed but rather requires moderate exercise. A run or brisk walk around the square at any rate once a day can address the issues of most dogs belonging to this breed. Akitas likewise appreciate playing vigorously. Despite the fact that they are enormous canines — the males usually weigh in excess of 100 pounds — with adequate every day practice Akitas can do well in a moderately little home. They are tough canines reared to withstand the brutal outdoor conditions of northern Japan, yet they were reproduced as housedogs and hunters and guarduians, and adjust to life in the home.

Akita Health

In the same way as other dogs, Akitas can encounter bloating, an abrupt, perilous condition where the stomach can turn without veterinary mediation.It is a health related crisis, and Akita proprietors ought to figure out how to perceive the signs.