Pan Am Ch FCI Ch UCI and Mex CH Celtic’s Dark Angel VA CGC AJP AXP NFP S-STA S-IGA S-BJA S-BSLA S-BA


Pan Am Ch FCI Ch UCI and Mex CH Celtic's Dark Angel VA CGC AJP AXP NFP S-STA S-IGA S-BJA S-BSLA S-BA
Owner: Karen Blohm-Mangone
Maxine has earned Pan An, Mexican and International Championships in conformation in Mexico as a Japanese Akita. She completed all her health testing, Canine Good Citizen award, and earned her VA title from Akita Club of America at 2.5 years old.

Maxine has earned AKC agility titles up through preferred Excellent. Maxine is now competing with her first Q's in Master Preferred and has qualified for the AKC Agility Invitational in Dec 2013. Maxine has participated in community service at Mastsuri Festivals, agility demos for ACA and at grade schools in Tucson and is doing therapy work at a retirement and 24/7 care facility in Phoenix.


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.