Akita Breeders Keene NH

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Court Street Veterinary Hosp
(603) 357-2455
686 Court St
Keene, NH

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Monadnock Equine Veterinary
(603) 876-4820
464 Old Chesham Rd
Marlborough, NH

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Walpole Veterinary Hospital
(603) 756-4731
Rte 12 S
Walpole, NH

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Peterborough Veterinary Clinic
(603) 924-9615
205 Concord St
Peterborough, NH

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Tenney Fritz & Combs Animal
(603) 924-3881
187 Union St
Peterborough, NH

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Cheshire Animal Hospital
(603) 352-8585
505 Winchester St
Keene, NH

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Keep'em Healthy Veterinary
(603) 242-6007
120 N Main St
Troy, NH

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Jaffrey-Rindge Veterinary Clnc
(603) 532-7114
109 River St
Jaffrey, NH

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Animal Care Clinic Pllc
(603) 924-9033
129 Concord St
Peterborough, NH

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Seamist
(603) 926-6915
46 Moulton Rd
Hampton, NH
Breeds
Skye Terrier

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Akita - Guide to Akitas

AkitaDescription: This breed derives its name from an island north of Japan, known as the Prefecture of Akita. The Akita, dating back some 300 years, descends from the Spitz family of dogs. It was originally used as a hunting dog, tracking black bears, wild boar and deer. So admired were they, that only the Japanese royalty and nobility were permitted to own them. Later on, the Akita also served as a police and guard dog, and finally as highly-esteemed house pet and family protector. The breed's popularity increased in the United States after WWII when servicemen returning from Japan brought the Akitas home with them. This breed requires daily, vigorous outdoor activity and exercise.

Height: The height for an Akita is 26" (66cm) for dogs, 24" (61cm) for bitches.

Weight: The weight for an Akita is between 75 - 110 lbs (33.5 - 49.1 kg)

Coat Type: The all-season, all-weather coat of the Akita is a double one: the profuse undercoat is soft, dense and short. The outer guard coat is harsher, medium-length and straight. Coat may be of any color, but generally range from black to brindle to pinto to white. A once-weekly, thorough brushing is all that is required for grooming.

Temperament: The Akita's character has several admired qualities: he is alert, courageous, and friendly with people, although occasionally agressive with other dogs. Early obedience and wide socialization is required to be assured that your dog will be well behaved wit...

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