Akita Club of America

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 Akita as described in the official breed standard.

About the Akita

A natural monument in Japan, the Akita’s proud heritage includes hunting large game such as bear, elk, and boar. This powerful and dignified member of the Working Group is renowned for courage and loyalty, but may not be tolerant of other animals. His luxurious double coat can include any combination of vibrant colors. Aloof toward strangers, they form strong family bonds. Highly intelligent with keen sense of humor, the Akita responds best to respectful commands and training techniques that rely on motivation rather than force. Strong-willed and proud, Akitas are not receptive to abusive methods. Akitas originated in Japan many, many years ago, and have been designated a natural monument of Japan. They are a large, impressive breed with natural guarding instincts. While generally reserved with people they don’t know, Akitas are affectionate with their family. They tend to be independent, and while they will always know where you are in your home, they do not need constant attention as do some of the more dependent breeds. For more about this amazing breed, please spend some time here at our site. There’s a wonderful world to explore.

ACA Logo Items

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  • 2017 ACA Limited Edition Collector's Deck of Cards The ACA Limited Edition Playing Cards will be available at Nationals and online while supplies last. 50% of proceeds will benefit Akita rescue.Thanks to our wonderful card sponsors, these playing cards will be available in about a month! Reserve your set NOW! Only 250 decks will be made. When they're gone, they're gone! The standard-sized poker playing cards (2.5” x 3.5”) are printed on premium 300 GSM card stock with a smooth, glossy finish. Sporting on the card backs is the ACA logo while the 54 handsomely printed Akitas and their names printed on the front take these cards from great to a royal flush. All decks will come packaged in a hard clear-plastic gift box. Reserve yours TODAY!
  • 2017 ACA Limited Edition Collector's Deck of Cards The ACA Limited Edition Playing Cards will be available at Nationals and online while supplies last. 50% of proceeds will benefit Akita rescue.Thanks to our wonderful card sponsors, these playing cards will be available in about a month! Reserve your set NOW! Only 250 decks will be made. When they're gone, they're gone! The standard-sized poker playing cards (2.5” x 3.5”) are printed on premium 300 GSM card stock with a smooth, glossy finish. Sporting on the card backs is the ACA logo while the 54 handsomely printed Akitas and their names printed on the front take these cards from great to a royal flush. All decks will come packaged in a hard clear-plastic gift box. Shipping via USPS Priority Mail is $7.50, added at checkout. If you live outside the continental U.S., please contact [email protected] for shipping information. Reserve yours TODAY!