The Akita is originated from the northern regions of Japan. There is another strain, named the American Akita, but the “original” strain is the Japanese. The Japanese strain comes in a narrow palette of colors. It has a short double coat, similar to the northern spitz breeds. Beside that, long coated Akitas can be found also. It is a powerful and dominant dog. They aren’t very kind with strangers, buth they are affectionate with their family members. Their hair is resistant against cold weather. They have triangular ears and small dark eyes. The normal height of an Akita is around 65-71 cm and their weight is around 45-59 kg. Their price is approximately 4.500 dollars.