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14 Interesting Facts About Akitas You Might Not Know

The Akita Inu is considered to be the pride of Japan and is highly respected by almost everyone in the country.

#2 Akita Inu was first bred in the Odate region of Japan’s Akita prefecture.

#3 This breed was known as “snow country dogs” as it was bred in the snowy mountainous region of Japan.

#4 These canines were used to track games like elk, bear, and boar and they were fairly good at their job.

#5 Akitas are double-coated with a thick, dense and soft undercoat which is shorter in length and a straight and harsh outer coat.

#6 Akitas have webbed feet to help them walk easily on a snowy and slippery surface.

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