Akita (dug)

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American style Akitas (left) an Japanese style Akitas (richt)
Ither names Akita ken, Japanese Akita, American Akita, Great Japanese Dug (Obsolete)
Oreegin Japan
Wecht Male Japanese: 70–85 pounds (32–39 kg); American: 100–145 pounds (45–66 kg)
Female Japanese: 50–65 pounds (23–29 kg); American: 80–120 pounds (36–54 kg)
Hicht Male Japanese: 64–70 cm (25 –28 in); American: 26–28 inches (66–71 cm)
Female Japanese: 58–64 cm (23 –25 in); American: 24–26 inches (61–66 cm)
Coat Japanese: Triple coat; American: Double coat
Color Japanese: Reid, brindle, or white, aw wi white fur on the ventral auries o the dug (genetics variants can include black & grey )(urajiro); American: Aw sable colours uisually wi black mask an pinto markins
Litter size 3–12 puppies, avg. 7–8
Life span 10 years[1]
Classification / standards
FCI Group 5, Section 5 ##255 (Japanese), #344 (American) [Japanese, American standard]
AKC Wirkin Group [American staundart]
ANKC Group 6 (Utility) [Japanese, American staundart]
CKC Group 3 – Wirkin Dugs staundart
KC (UK) Wirkin [Japanese, American staundart]
NZKC Utility [Japanese, American staundart]
UKC Northren [Japanese, American staundart]
Domestic dug (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Akita (秋田犬, Akita-inu) is a lairge spitz breed o dug oreeginatin frae the muntainous northren regions o Japan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cassidy, Kelly M. (February 2008). "Breed Longevity Data". Retrieved September 18, 2012.