Breed History


The Akita is one of Seven Breeds designated as a National Monument in his native country of Japan. Bred as a versatile hunting dog in the rugged mountains of [...]

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AKC Akita Standard


The official breed standard was completed and approved by the American Kennel Club (AKC) on April 4, 1973. About the same time, the stud books were closed. When exhibited [...]

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Masters of the Breed


Interview with Don and Twyla Lusk in May of 1991 by Judy Mears. Learn from the Masters of the Breed! Akita World Talks With Don and Twyla Lusk, ARASHI [...]

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