Large, powerful and alert, the Akita is a working breed that originated in Japan. The breed's thick double coat can be any color including white, brindle or pinto. An Akita trademark is the plush tail that curls over its back.
Akita Inu (Silver Brindle) an old breed, a large spitz breed of dog originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan. The Akita is a strong, independent and dominant breed, commonly aloof with strangers but affectionate with family members.