Author Erin Hotovy teamed up with several top-Akita breeders to create the ULTIMATE book for new Akita owners! The Akita, also known as the Akita Inu, is an ancient spitz breed that is known worldwide for its loyalty and steadfast nature. Akitas have been used for several different purposes throughout the centuries, including hunting, military work, search and rescue, and show-ring work. In 1931, the breed was named a national monument of Japan. These large, powerful dogs tend to be aloof with strangers but are exceptionally affectionate and loyal towards their family members. Akitas are a powerful and dignified breed, but with a strong independent streak that can be too much to handle for some pet parents. While they are unwaveringly loyal towards their family, they can also be aggressive or territorial with other canines. This book will provide you with clear insight into this breed’s history, behavior, and health, as well as delivering actionable tips and tricks that you can use to refine your dog’s behavior, both at home and out in public. Covering crucial questions about owning an Akita, including: What temperament does the Akita have? Selecting an Akita pup from a breeder How do I prepare my home for an active Akita pup? Diet and nutrition for the Akita breed Step-by-step instructions for training the Akita dog What is the best way to train and socialize an Akita Inu? While these dogs are exceptionally devoted animals, they are also independent thinkers with strong protective instincts. Early socialization and training are essential to ensure that your active Akita pup develops into a dependable, well-mannered adult Akita. This comprehensive guidebook covers all of the essential information you will need to give your new Akita the best life possible, including: The history of the Akita Inu Adopting an adult Akita What to expect the first few days at home House-training your Akita The importance of Akita socialization and training Best practices for grooming your Akita The travel-savvy Akita—taking your canine companion on the road Proper health and wellness guidance specific to the breed Sharing your life with an Akita ensures that you will have always have a devoted companion at your side, ready for adventure—like all dog breeds, however, these exemplary animals have their own unique challenges. The Complete Guide to Akitas is a wide-ranging guidebook that offers you all the tools you need to not only choose the right canine companion for your household, but also to provide your dog with the guidance he needs to grow into a happy, healthy, and well-mannered companion animal. This book is required reading for anyone who is considering adding an Akita to their family!
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-22 - Publisher: LP Media Inc
Author Erin Hotovy teamed up with several top-Akita breeders to create the ULTIMATE book for new Akita owners! The Akita, also known as the Akita Inu, is an ancient spitz breed that is known worldwide for its loyalty and steadfast nature. Akitas have been used for several different purposes throughout
The Japanese strain is commonly known as 'Akita Inu' ('Inu' meaning 'dog' in Japanese) and the 'Great Japanese dog.' The Japanese strain has a narrow range of coat colorations which are red, fawn, sesame, brindle and pure white. The American strain of Akita comes in a much wider range of
Akita Inu, or the Japanese Akita, is a breed of canine that comes from the northern mountainous areas of Japan. This breed was once bestowed with the title of 'natural treasure' by way of the Japanese authorities in 1931 for their hardwork and loyalty. This furry, double coated, fiercely loyal
The Akita Inu is the original Japanese Akita. It is the dog from which the American Akita, now recognized as a separate breed, was derived. The Akita Inu is a medium-sized Spitz type dog that needs moderate exercise and is prone to certain medical problems. With proper care, you can
The dog evolved from the gray wolf into more than 400 distinct breeds. Human beings have played a major role in creating dogs that fulfill distinct societal needs. Through the most rudimentary form of genetic engineering, dogs were bred to accentuate instincts that were evident from their earliest encounters with