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14 Things That You Should Know Before Taking An Akita

Want to get a dog? Already bought a leash and bowls? Do not rush! First you need to determine the breed. In this post, we will tell you 14 things you should know before taking an Akita!

#1 They are Big Dogs

Akitas are large, males can weigh over 100 pounds.

#2 There are two variants of the Akita dog breed

Akitas actually come in two different variants, being the American Akita and the Japanese Akita Inu.

#3 Akita is one of several breeds of Spitz dogs.

#4 …that means they’re really heavy shedders

In addition, in spring and autumn, Akita will go through an even heavier seasonal shed, where they lose almost all of their old coat within a few weeks.

#5 Akitas are expensive dogs to keep

#6 They have a very high prey drive