• Akita
  • Hypoallergenic: no
  • Height: Female: 24–26 inches (61–66 cm), Male: 26–28 inches (66–71 cm)
  • Weight: Female: 71–99 lbs (32–45 kg), Male: 99–130 lbs (45–59 kg)
  • Coat: Double coat
  • Life Span: ‎10 to 12 years
  • Temperament: powerful, independent, bold, devoted to and protective of his family
  • Overview:

    This dog is of Japanese origin. There are two varieties of Akitas the Akita Inu also known as the Japanese Akita and Akita the American Akita. They don’t shed year round. They shed twice a year.