The Akita is a specific breed of large dog which one had originated in the mountainous northern zone in Japan actually. There are varieties of names regarding on the same breed of Akita which one known as Akita Inu, Akita Ken, Great Japanese dog, etc. It is the similar to other the most northern Spitz breeds and having inherited with the short double-coat to the entire body. It is something different in their temperaments, if it is compared with another breed of canines, it has included in the utility group, by the animal expert after having seen its behavioral possessions.

Almost of the utility group canines have the fitness for a specific purpose, and such breed having been bred especially in the attempt of performing in the special function. The Japanese strain demanded the Akita Inu included in a narrow palette of colors. The Akita is generally hardy, powerful, dominant and independent breed, which one aloof with strangers but most affectionate with family members. It is entirely different from other breed of dogs which one never included in the sporting or working activities. It has short coated dense fur and found in various colors such as white, fawn, brindle, red, sesame, etc. Having inherited with the category of the giant breed of dog, Akita has a typical lifespan of 10-15 years along with the maximum height is 23-27 inches. The maximum body weight is 34-50 kg approximately.