How much are pure bred Akitas?
Purebred Akita puppies from reputable breeders will vary between approximately $600 and $2000, depending on the breeder, bloodline, American Kennel Club (AKC) papers, and verifiable family health history. Females are typically more expensive than males, as they can be used for breeding/selling additional puppies.
Can a first time dog owner get an Akita?
The Akita is not a good choice for first-time dog owners. Positive socialization and consistent, firm training are essential for the Akita. If he is mishandled or mistreated, they often respond by becoming aggressive. The Akita will chase other pets in the house if not trained properly.
Is Akita good family dog?
An affectionate and loyal family member, the Akita is happy to be an only dog and can be aggressive toward other dogs outside the family. The large size of the Akita can make him difficult to control and so is not a breed suitable for everyone.
Are Akitas expensive?
An Akita puppy from a reputable breeder will cost between $600 and $1,900. The cost of the puppy is determined by a variety of factors, including if the dog is purebred or mixed, its bloodline, pedigree and registration papers, health screenings, and more.
Who owns an Akita?
At one time, Akita ownership was restricted to the Imperial family and the ruling aristocracy; caring & feeding of the Akita were detailed in elaborate ceremony and special leashes were used to denote the Akita’s rank and the standing of his owner.
Where can I see Akitas that we have bred?
You can see many Akitas that we have bred on our Kamikaze Akitas Facebook. Located in the beautiful countryside of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Aces-Up kennel aims to breed quality Akitas for both showing and family companion. Member of Breeder’s Education and Health and Genetics Committees.
What kind of dog is an Akita?
The Akita (Akita-inu?) is a large spitz breed of dog originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan. There are two separate varieties of Akita: a Japanese strain, known as the “Akita Inu” or “Japanese Akita”; and an American strain, known as the “Akita” or “American Akita”.
What is the 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. Skip to content Home Club Info Membership History & Objectives Constitution & Bylaws Code of Ethics Officers & Board of Directors Committees/Contacts