The Akita Club of America is a member of the American Kennel Club and, as such, is the only National Akita Breed Club which is recognized and sanctioned by the AKC. The main objectives of the Akita Club of America are the preservation and protection of the breed and improvement of the character and conformation of the Akitas as described in the official breed standard.  The Akita Club of America hosts an Annual National Specialty Show and Annual Meeting, which rotates throughout the country. A major goal of the Akita Club of America is to provide educational information about the breed to club members, the general public, and to prospective judges. READ MORE>>

President's Message

Time surely flies by with our 2016 Akita National merely three months away. I hope that by the time this newsletter hits your inbox, our website will be updated with additional information as it pertains to the 2016 Denver National. When visiting the website please be sure to pre-order your National merchandise and please consider helping support the Akita National by sponsoring a trophy.

This year the BEC will be hosting a special guest speaker, Pat Hastings, with a presentation of: "A glimpse at structure in action." Pat Hastings is a world-renowned educator, author and AKC judge. READ MORE>>

2016 National Specialty

2016 Akita Club of America

National & Pre-National Specialty
Obedience & Rally Trials

Click HERE to go to the Nationals Pages

The ACA thanks those who have sponsored 2016 National Specialty trophies. We invite you to view the sponsorship tributes and the remaining opportunities to sponsor.

We would also like to thank the following individuals for their generous monetary donations to both the trophy & general fund:

  • Julie Ellis (Welcome Party) $1000
  • Hisae Dickey (Trophy Sponsorship) $1000
  • Carol Foti (Trophy Sponsorship) $300
  • Joan Gariazzo (Trophy Sponsorship) $100
  • Anonymous (BEC Seminar) $750

You can donate via PayPal or if paying by check or money order, please mail payment to:
ACA c/o Patti Dolezal
PO Box 2684
Estes Park, CO 80517