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How to care for your Akita. Honest advice on caring for Akita Inu puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2016

Akita Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.

The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Akita Inu FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Akitas.

Training Akitas

I'll show you how to teach your Akita puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Akita Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Akita Inu health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting an Akita

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Akita Inu from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Akita puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.