Akita Debate

Come and vote for the pros and cons of akita here

wataru go hi ga noboru smallAccording to Federation Cynologique International (FCI) the Akita is categorized under Group 5 which includes the following sections:

Section 1: Nordic Sledge Dogs
Section 2: Nordic Hunting Dogs
Section 3: Nordic Watchdogs and Herders
Section 4: European Spitz
Section 5: Asian Spitz and related breeds
Section 6: Primitive type
Section 7: Primitive type - Hunting Dogs

Let's meet some of our Group 5 "cousins". 


The breeds are displayed alphabetically. 

alaskan malamute

 Alaskan Malamute 


East Siberian Laika

finnish lapphund

Finnish lapphund

finnish spitz

Finnish Spitz

giant spitz black

Giant Spitz Black

greenland dog

Greenland Dog


Siberian Husky


Icelandic Sheepdog



 Karelian bear dog

Karelian Bear Dog

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Lapponian Herder

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Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Buhund

Norwegian Elkhound 1

Norwegian Elkhound



Swedish Lapphund

Swedish Lapphund

Volpino Italiano

Volpino Italiano