CH Silverado’s Cape Shore Abigail CA BCAT TT RATI BVA “Abby”



Natalia Dougherty, Cape Shore Akitas,
Michelle Mosher, Silverado Akitas

Abby loves to run in the AKC Lure Coursing events! We are working on finishing her next two coursing titles. She and I achieved her AKC Championship with three 4 point majors and a 5 point major! This girl loves to ride in our side by side 4-wheeler. Last year she earned a UKC Reserve Best in Show. Recently we received her AKC Achievement Dog Certificate. Abby is our 4th akita to earn Versatile Akita certificates through the ACA Versatile Akita Program. She is co-owned with one of her breeders, Michelle Mosher, Silverado Akitas in Colorado.


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.