Akita
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Akita

Akita At a Glance Country of Origin: Japan Size: Large. Weight: Males 100–130 lb (45.5–59 kg)/females 70–100 lb (31.5–45.5 kg); Height: Males 26–28 in (66–71 cm)/females 24–26 in (61–66 cm) Coat: The Akita has a double, waterproof coat. The outer coat is rough, straight, and stands a little off the body. Color: Any color including…

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Akita Dog Brushes: 9 Best Grooming Tools for a Perfect Coat

Akitas are a heavy-boned and loyal dog. Originally bred in 17th century Japan, they were developed to hunt in cold weather and to withstand the elements. Therefore, Akitas have a very thick double coat that is meant to keep them warm and dry in harsh conditions. Although they do have a lot of hair, it…