Akita

  • Dog shows the true meaning of loyalty

    Dog shows the true meaning of loyalty

    A Dachshund whose owner died over a year ago won’t let anyone adopt her, as she still waits at a Siberian hospital for her human to return in a contemporary Hachiko tale.

  • Unusual dog wins the hearts of Internet fans

    Unusual dog wins the hearts of Internet fans

    Believed to be an Akita mix, 8-month-old Pig hops like a frog to get up from a sitting position and moves like a gorilla; the dog was born to a feral mother.

  • Shelter dog saves life of another, needs new home of her own

    Shelter dog saves life of another, needs new home of her own

    An Akita dog from the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in the United Kingdom was out on a daily walk, when he began tugging his walker toward something in a ditch.

  • Top 21 dogs that shed the most

    Top 21 dogs that shed the most

    Almost all dogs shed, but here are 21 dogs — in alphabetical order — that shed the most according to the DogTime.com Dog Breed Center’s Health & Grooming Breed Characteristic (Amount of Shedding). If a dog mix or breed isn’t on this list, it doesn’t mean he does not shed. 1. Akita 2. Alaskan Malamute […]

  • Diplomacy goes to the dogs

    Diplomacy goes to the dogs

    Diplomacy has never been quite this adorable. Japan and Russia are trying to heal age-old wounds today caused by the countries’ long-standing World War II territorial dispute, and it appears that all it takes to improve diplomatic relations is a cute, cuddly puppy. The Japanese Akita Prefecture announced June 19 that it has decided to […]