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Traits of the Akita

The breed originated from the island of Honshu, Japan, a rugged area with intensely cold winters. These dogs distinguished themselves hunting bear, deer, and wild boar, holding the game at bay for the hunter. The Akita forebearers were called matagi-inu, or “hunting dog.” In the late 1800s, the Akita was used as a fighting dog. In 1931, the Akita was designated as one of Japan’s natural treasures. The first dog arrived in the USA in 1937, when Helen Keller returned to the US from a Japanese trip. After World War II, servicemen also returned from Japan with the dogs as pets. In 1972, the AKC recognized the breed.

They are bold, independent, stubborn, and tenacious. Demonstrative and devoted to their family, they are reserved with strangers and may be aggressive towards other dogs. To keep them happy, they need a long run or brisk walk.

Are you searching the internet for:

  • Akita Artwork?
  • Akita Print?
  • Akita Puppy Picture?
  • Akita Gift or Present?

You came to the right place. You will find that this artwork fits perfectly in any home or office. Our goal was to take all the aspects that make this breed so special and reflect it into conceptual art. This art is specific to the breed and it was created as a way for you to show and share your love for the breed.

Akita Artwork Created at PetArt.us

First, the breed is researched for the traits and descriptions that make the breed special. Then I create each illustration to reflect the breed's special traits. An Akita Lover can display what makes the Akita unique.

Our artwork offers a distinctive present for:

  • holidays
  • birthdays
  • special events (weddings, anniversaries, pet birthdays)
  • religious observations (such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Bat Mitzvah, Bar Mitzvah)

Or, maybe you just want a way to convey your love.

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