This is a great way to find an Akita, but also try contacting the
Akita Rescues throughout the country.
information involving Akitas, visit the
Akita Club of America website.
If you are interested in participating in important genetic studies
that benefit Akitas, Rita Roberts, Chair of the ACA Genetics &
Health Committee, maintains her
website with the most recent information. Her site
lists research studies that need DNA samples, and other important
health links. You also get to see some adorable Akitas.
Akita Webrings--join or just visit:
Akita Network - offers extensive coverage of Akita sites
The Akita: Today and Yesterday
Japanese Standard Accepted by FCI Worldwide
"The Akita Dog and Its Origin" By Keiichi Ogasawara, D.V.M.
of the Akita-Inu"
The Akita and Hokkaido dogs are genetically different from
Japanese Akita-Inu Page with Akita-Inu Preservation Society, Inc.
A Tour of Akita, Japan-- the city!
To keep going in
the right direction with your new dog, visit these sites.
Kids and Pets
Baby and a Big Dog
Big Dog Then Baby
For Kids Only
Probably the most important training: Crate Training
Think like a dog.
Behavior Problems Can be Prevented
Dealing With Aggression
Understanding the causes
Aggression in all forms
On a Leash
The Wolf In Your Living Room
Breaking-up A Dog Fight
Aggression toward owner
You Must Be Pack Leader
Starting with a puppy
Fun Things For You and Your Dog:
Natural Ways to
Keep Your Dog Healthy
Too many vaccines are dangerous
Great resource for all things natural
Pet Food Problems
As mentioned before,
Akita-Treasure of Japan, Volume II
offers a wealth of information on Akitas and all things
related to keeping your dog healthy. The book has an extensive list
of resources on and off the Internet, plus valuable information on
environmental toxins. Visit the website to learn more: