14 Trusty Facts About the Akita Inu

The Akita is enshrouded with mystery! For one, the Akita’s origins seem murky, especially when you get different answers from your know-it-all local breeder. Whatever question or doubt you have with the Akita, we are pretty sure you will be enlightened with these 14 facts!

#1 Before Akitas had an “official” breed name they were referred to simply as “snow country dogs.”

#2 The Akita is one of Japan’s natural treasures

#3 Hachi: a Dog’s tale is based on a true story which everyone knows

#4 Akitas are strong, muscular dogs covered in fluff!

#5 Helen Keller had one

#6 They are clean