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Akita   Intelligent, Athletic

 

A versatile hunting and guarding dog, the Akita (“Silent Hunter” in Japan), is known for being a quiet, loyal, and intelligent dog. They are considered a “handsome” breed; many people find their features striking. The can have dominant personalities, and should be properly trained and supervised around children. They are a clean breed sporting a short, sleek double-coat that requires daily brushing. As with all athletic breeds, they are at their best when receiving daily exercise.

 

Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - Akita

 

 


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