Akita temperament, personality, training, behavior, pros and cons, advice, and information, by Michele Welton , Dog Trainer, Behavioral Consultant, Author of 15 Dog Books. The Akita Inu is handsome, calm, dignified, clean easy to housebreak , and quiet seldom barks. So it's understandable that he might be viewed as a desirable pet! Physically powerful, reserved with strangers, and protective, the Akita Inu must be accustomed to people at an early age so that his guarding instincts remain controlled rather than indiscriminate. Akitas can be so aggressive with other dogs of the same sex that two males or two females should never be left alone together.
Rehoming your Akita
How Long Can You Leave A Dog Alone? Breeds, Tips and Solutions
The most important thing to remember with puppies under 6 months is that when they are with the adult dog, they must be observed at all times. Adults playing with puppies can sometimes inadvertently injure them, or puppies can injure themselves with too much running and jumping. Puppies also do things that annoy adults and the adult will snap to teach the puppy a lesson and remind it of its place in the pack order. But a sensitive puppy can be made fearful of the adult and this can cause a setback in their relationship. It is better initially to keep the puppy separate from the adult. You can hold the puppy so the adult can sniff and meet, but watch the carefully in case he decides to nip at the puppy. The puppy can be kept in a crate and the adult dog allowed to sniff at and communicate with the crated puppy.
Akitas: What's Good About 'Em, What's Bad About 'Em
Akitas are large, males can weigh over pounds; they have great body strength and willful temperaments, definitely not grandma's dog! All puppies are cute, including Akita puppies, but before you purchase a cuddly puppy that grows into a grizzly bear, read the FACTS. Akitas do not bark unless there is a good reason. When an Akita is barking, pay attention.
We are always looking for new content and ideas for The Akitan. PAGE Hey folks! I love eating food, going on cyling trips, visiting festivals, eating more food, and relaxing in onsen. I hope you enjoy Akita as much as I do.