Breed group : Working, Herding
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GENERALBreed group: Working, Herding Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Competitive obedience, Guarding, Herding, Hunting, Military work, Police work, Retrieving, Search & rescue, Schutzhund, Sledding, Tracking, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Large Weight: 60-100 pounds Fur length: Ears: Pointy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & Brown, Brown & White, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 10 to 13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The Akita Shepherd dogs are a result of cross breed between German Shepherd and Akita Inu purebreds.It has a sturdy , muscular and slightly elongated body with a light but solid bone structure.
Coat comes in black with tan, sable or all black.
The coat of the Akita Shepherd is medium in length, thick, straight or can be slightly wavy. The outer coat is harsh and the under coat is soft and dense.
They are often considered work dogs and are fearless, direct, bold, eager and alert. They are eager to learn, they are also known for their loyalty and courage. They are calm and serious but not hostile.
They can live in an apartment but ideally would require larger space for exercise and play. They shed hair heavily so daily brushing is necessary.
They love hard exercises and training.
They love exercise and playful activities. Strenuous exercise helps them energized.