The Akita, or Japanese Akita, is a large and majestic breed. Developed in Japan the Akita was used as a guard dog and protector. This breed has a long history of working alongside his or her owner.
Finding the Right Akita Puppy
It is important when you are searching for your Akita puppy that you do a lot of research. You will want to look at two places for your pup:
- A known and respected rescue organization. Rescues and shelters are organizations that sometimes spring up on the fly. Make sure that you are dealing with a reputable Akita rescue that is screening potential new owners.
- A reputable breeder. When searching for an Akita breeder it is essential to find a breeder that is experienced. The breeder should perform the necessary health screenings and should have their breeding stock temperament tested. Many fine breeders will also be showing their dogs in order to make sure that their dogs match a standard for the breed. A good breeder should want to interview potential puppy owners instead of just trying to make a quick buck. When looking for your Akita puppy for sale that you find a good breeder to avoid potential health risks and behavior problems.
How to Train an Akita
Training your dog requires patience and diligence. Akitas are prone to dominance and aggression issues if left without early training and socialization. To avoid an aggressive dog you must start training and socialization from the moment you bring your puppy or adult dog home.
Training should be firm but fair with special attention paid to making sure your Akita understands the proper relationship and training from a young age.
After finding the right Akita puppy you can have great success with proper socialization and training.
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