Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

Good breeders versus bad breeders -- how to tell the difference! Temperament tests for evaluating Akita Inu puppies and adult dogs for sale and adoption.

Akita Inu dog breed

Buying or adopting an Akita Inu

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014

Don't get ANY Akita until you read my book, Dog Quest: Find The Dog Of Your Dreams.



Girl hugging a dog Adopting an Akita Inu From Rescue
Pros and cons of adopting a dog from a rescue group.



Little brown dog saying Pick Me! Adopting an Akita Inu From The Animal Shelter
How to find a good dog (purebred or mixed) at the animal shelter or humane society.



Symbols for male and female Male Dogs versus Female Dogs
Which one makes a better pet?



Scale Dog Breeders: How To Find a Good Akita Inu Breeder
How to tell the difference between good breeders and clueless breeders.



Girl holding up a puppy and looking at him How To Choose a Good Akita Inu Puppy
How to test the temperament and personality of Akita Inu puppies and pick the best puppy in a litter.



Pedigree parchment AKC Registered Puppies: Are AKC Papers Important?
Should you consider buying only AKC registered Akita Inu puppies? Do AKC papers and pedigrees really matter?



Puppy in a pet shop window Pet Shop Puppies: Buying an Akita Inu Puppy From a Pet Store
Oh, I have plenty to say about buying a puppy from a pet shop!