Bred to hunt bear and guard royalty, even the gentlest Akita should be treated as carefully as a 100lb weapon. Keep the safety on! Train her thoroughly and keep her leashed or in your house or fenced yard. If everyone did this, breed restrictions wouldn't be considered.
Dog Training Tips: Training your Dog to Stay in the Yard
Wouldn't it be nice to know that your dog will stay in your yard instead of roaming? Our dog training tips may be able to help! A fence or other containment system can ensure your dog stays confined to a specific area, but that may not always be feasible.
Richard Gere with an Akita from the movie Hachiko, A Dog's Story. Akita dog art portraits, photographs, information and just plain fun. Also see how artist Kline draws his dog art from only words at drawDOGS.com #drawDOGS