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14 Trusty Facts About the Akita

It`s the biggest breed among the Shiba Inu, Kai Ken, Shikoku, Hokkaido, and the Kishu. The Akita Inu is the pride of Japan👌😃

#1 THEY’RE NAMED FOR A REGION IN JAPAN

#2 THEY’RE BUILT FOR THE SNOW

#3 THEY HAVE A STRONG PRESENCE IN JAPANESE CULTURE

#4 THE WEALTHY HELD A TEMPORARY MONOPOLY ON THEM

Around the 17th century, the Akita was a status symbol. Breed ownership was restricted to the Japanese aristocracy.

#5 THEY’RE STILL USED IN DOG FIGHTING

#6 HACHIKO IS THE MOST FAMOUS DOG OF THE BREED