Akita Breeders Somerset KY

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Somerset Animal Hospital
(606) 679-1266
125 Highway 2227
Somerset, KY

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Massey William D Dvm
(270) 866-8543
658 Puncheon Loop Rd
Windsor, KY

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A Cavalier Adventure
4961 Pumpkin Patch Way
Independence, KY
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Twin Cedars Border Collies
(606) 422-4939
75 Maggie Ln
Irvine, KY
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Border Collie

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Bullies by God
(859) 635-6366
7225 Tollgate Rd
Alexandria, KY
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Bull Terrier

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Animal Care Center of Somerset
(606) 678-0302
100 Rowena Dr
Somerset, KY

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Bear-Acres Newfoundlands
(616) 234-5569
373 Littrell Rd
Bedford, KY
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Newfoundland

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Mals-About Kennel
(502) 241-9852
5400 N Camden Ln
Crestwood, KY
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Spinone Italiano

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Utt's Poodles Plus
(606) 395-7246
741 SW 71st Ave
Pembroke Pines, KY
Breeds
Poodle, Toy

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Bellehound Kennels
(859) 428-1423
1460 Lemon Northcutt Rd
Dry Ridge, KY
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Thai Ridgeback

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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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