Surprising Facts About Akitas….

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Before Akitas had an “official” breed name they were alluded to just as “snow nation hounds.” The breed began from the cold, country, rugged area of Japan, Akita and Odate, where they were utilized to chase pig, elk, and the … Continued

Training Your Akita to Listen to You…

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Why Won’t My Akita Listen To Me?   This is a common question that most first-time Akita owners ask me. Before I answer your question, let me ask you a few instead: Do you use cookies, collars, head halters or … Continued

Akita Care…

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Start training your Akita as soon as you bring him home. The breed is smart but stubborn, so training an Akita takes time and patience. Offer treats as positive reinforcement and stay firm. Akitas have a dominant personality, so even … Continued

Trusty Facts About Them….

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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. 5. THEY’RE STILL USED IN DOG FIGHTING. 6. HACHIKO IS … Continued