Akita Breeders Lawrence KS

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Animal Hospital Of Lawrence
(785) 842-0609
701 Michigan St
Lawrence, KS

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Clinton Parkway Animal Hospital
(888) 727-8534
4340 Clinton Pkwy
Lawrence, KS

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Oskaloosa Animal Clinic
(785) 863-3275
10605 Mccall Dr
Oskaloosa, KS

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Homestead Kennels
(785) 524-3419
Rt 1 Box 100
Lincoln, KS
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Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

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Schell Creek Kennels
(785) 562-2816
1439 12th Rd
Marysville, KS
Breeds
Italian Greyhound

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Lewis Veterinary Clinic
(785) 843-1901
3101 W 6th St
Lawrence, KS

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Haggard, Jon, Dvm - Eudora Animal Hospital
(785) 542-3265
1905 Elm St
Eudora, KS

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Chaloupka, Shera, Dvm - Oskaloosa Animal Clinic
(785) 863-3275
10605 Mccall Dr
Oskaloosa, KS

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Bulldogs' Valley
(785) 867-9929
33384 NE 2100Th Rd
Greeley, KS
Breeds
Bulldog

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Konza Pugs
(785) 872-3259
2774 Highway K116
Holton, KS
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Pug

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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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