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This particular dog breed looks super cute and attractive that you cannot resist loving them. They are bushy in appearance with quite long fur all over their body and their fluffy tail which is bent in wards makes them look totally adorable. There are mainly two kinds of Akita breeds one breed is originated from Japan and commonly known by the name of Akita Inu and another breed who have their origins from America are famously known as American Akita. Akita puppy comes in a wide range of colors such as white, brindle, red fawn, fawn, sesme, tan etc and they often come in combination where you would get various color on their back but the abdominal part of their body always comes in white or off white colors. Once you would have an Akita pup he would stay with you for 10-15 years which is quite more than any other breed of dogs. A female Akita might grow up to 61 to 66 cm of height and can have weight up to 35 to 59 kg whereas a male Akita can grow up to 64 to 71 cm in height and can have weight up to 45 to 59 kg. They have small ears and black small nose in general.
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These dogs need to be handled with care due to its aggressive nature and if you are not well in dog training then you should learn a lot then have them. They are kind of possessive about their territory so they are not at all friendly towards other animals and moreover they might not even adjust with similar gender with their same breed. In case you would mistreat him then you can too become a victim of his aggressive nature. It is said that constant eye contact with Akita can prove to be dangerous as they consider it as a threat and it is pity obvious that they would respond accordingly. They may react to stranger but would not betray their owner at any cost and would attach if they would ever have the feeling of danger around them or their owner. They are jolly as well as active so you have to be playful with them as well. But be calm as well as patience while interacting with them and always remember that they master in hunting so keep them away from other small dogs or pets.
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They are kind of healthy pup but just like other dogs they too tend to have certain health issues such as hip dysplasia, Gastric dilatation-volvulus, Hypothyroidism, Sebaceous adenitis etc. You should get them to a good vet once in a while so that you can keep perfect track of their health.
These were few of the information that you should know if you are planning for a Akita though they are aggressive but good care as well as love would make them familiar to you as well as to your family.