Historia Akita Inu
Also called Akita , It is a breed of dog of the Japan, named for the Akita Prefecture, where it is believed that it originated. From time to time is called Akita-ken. In its origins was a hunting dog and for generations it was used by the Warriors of the Japan as defense and attack dog. It was also used for hunting bears. It is an easy dog to train and a character very balanced.
Loving and protective of the family, distrustful to strangers, Although it will not attack on a whim. It is a dog barking and majestic appearance. It is considered a breed apart from American Akita.
In Spain the Akita Inu It is considered a potentially dangerous race, by Royal Decree, by which to his possession must obtain the licence for possession of dangerous dogs and register it in the corresponding Municipal registry of potentially dangerous animals. One of the things that are required for this license is insurance of civil liability to third parties.
In the news, the Akita It is considered the National dog of Japan and in 1931 It was designated a national monument.
The Akita Inu (Akita dog) It is the tallest of Japanese dogs and over the years this dog has been, dog fight, symbol of wealth and prestige. owning a Akita It was an honor allowed only the nobility, good luck talisman and symbol, while a statuette Akita It gives away when a baby is born or when someone gets sick.
Physical characteristics of the Akita Inu
Its size is that of a dog medium- but strong Constitution, balanced and capable of performing the work of a large dog.
It is a little longer than high, has the chest wide and deep, and the level back. His movement should be flexible and powerful. Its fur can have four colors: red, Sesame, striped or white pure.
The size of your skull is proportional to your body. The front and the neck is thick and muscular. The ears are relatively small, triangular and stops, preferred if they are inclined forward. The nose is usually black and lips are black, Although the language is usually pink.
The eyes they are small, sometimes distant between themselves, almost triangular, Brown. It has a strong and straight back, with a broad and muscular kidney region. It has the chest deep, arched ribs and perfectly raised abdomen.
The limb anterior and posterior they must be well developed and be strong to be able to function well in all activities. The feet are solid, round and well closed, your nails are hard. Palmípedas feet as cats, and is an excellent swimmer. The tail is high implementation, thick and carried vigorously coiled on the back.
The hair covering the tail is longer which covers the rest of the body. The fur, thick and double, is rough and short. The internal layer is thick and soft hair.
Color varieties are red, striped and white.
All colors (except for the White) They should have "urajiro» (whitish hair on the sides of the snout, cheeks, under the jaw and neck, on the chest, abdomen, under the tail and on the inside of the legs).
Usually measured in 64 to 71 centimeters tall. The females Despite reach 30 to 49 kg, and males of 34 to 53 kg.
The current reconstruction to return to the Japanese type, It is taken as exemplary base line ichinoseski, In addition using, Spitz japoneses to recover characteristics of old Akita.
Akita Inu character and skills
One character reserved and quiet, will remain impassive in irritating situations, minor. Take the dominant role in the relationship with other dogs, You will not look confrontation unless it has previously been challenged. It must be used, from puppy, the relationship with all kinds of dogs and other animals to live with him, so, getting our Akita a totally socialized dog. With regard to their owners will be loving, loyal and protective. You will have a friendly character with people in general unless they prove bad intentions.
It is a race to not ladra unless you have a good reason. When a Akita ladra must pay attention. The character of Akita It takes on special importance his protective instinct toward family and belongings.
It is equipped with a temperament quiet and balanced, It is a dog that will support the antics of the children with enormous patience, is more, is particularly at ease in the company of children, that will become inseparable and will defend them and protect it from any intruders either person or animal even with your life.
They are known as dogs faithful and also Smart.
The Akita Inu They can live happily in apartments, When given exercise. They need to be socialized from puppies. To enjoy the love and the human company, they are very happy to be with other dogs. The Akita Inu They are become excitable when seeing their owners, often moving around them.
These dogs are very good with children. It has a reputation for being an excellent domestic dog. They become big dogs in the family with proper training and socialization.
The protective instinct makes them particularly dangerous to children who may visit the home (they do not tolerate well, the shouts of children playing), should be taken into account we should accustom the animal children incorporated home, These dogs when they arrive home accept members of the family in a herd, new children if they arrive after the can are alien to him and have to adjust them so that there are no problems.
Akita Inu average longevity is about 10 years, It is similar, to other breeds of their size.
A dog with history… Hachiko: The akita who waited 10 years the return of his master died as a sign of loyalty. A film based on the true story has been made, call Hachiko Monogatari. There is also an adaptation in English, with the title always by your side, Hachiko.
Akita Inu Images
Dogs breeds: Akita Inu
Type and recognitions:
- Group 5 Dogs (Spitz and primitive type.) / Section 5 (Asian Spitz and related breeds.), FCI 255
- Asian Spitz and related breeds
- 1. Akita Inu, Japanese Akita, Great Japanese Dog (English).
2. Akita, Akita Inu, Akita Ken (French).
3. Akita, Akita Inu, Akita Ken, Japanischer Akita (German).
4. Akita Inu (Portuguese).
5. Akita Inu, Akita, perro de Akita, Akita Ken (Spanish).