Akita Shepherd, Akita and German Shepherd Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight : nextdogbreed.com
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Akita Shepherd

Overview of Akita Shepherd


Akita Shepherd dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between Akita and German Shepherd. Akita Shepherd is Large in size. Fur of Akita Shepherd is short double coat. . Basic origin of Akita Shepherd is non because hybrid dogs have no specific origin.. Akita Shepherd is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Fastest and Easiest to train is commonly Friendly, Responsive, Courageous, Dignified. It is territorial about its property, and can be reserved with strangers. Akita Shepherd is a large, strong, independent and dominant dog. They are usually docile, aloof and calm in new situations.
Akita Shepherd is available in all Akita standard and German Shepherd standard colors..

Height and weight of Akita Shepherd

Adult Male of Akita Shepherd is about 55 to 75 pounds and adult female of Akita Shepherd is about 50 to 70 pounds in Weight.
Height of Akita Shepherd is commonly 50 – 60 cm.

Common Health Issues of Akita Shepherd


Akita Shepherd is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However Akita Shepherd has tendency to suffer from hip dysplasia..  

Appearance of Akita Shepherd

In firs view Akita Shepherd looks like Akita because it has muzzle, ear and tail resemblance with Akita but its build and height weight are inherited from German Shepherd. Characteristic physical traits of the breed include a large, bear-like head with erect, triangular ears set at a slight angle following the arch of the neck

Working Class of Akita Shepherd

Basically Akita Shepherd is Guard dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of Akita Shepherd

Akita Shepherd require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. Akita Shepherd is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Akita Shepherd.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Akita Shepherd should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Akita Shepherd

Daily exercise for your Akita Shepherd is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Akita Shepherd is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Akita Shepherd with children and other pets

Early socialization makes Akita Shepherd good with children of all ages and pets of small sizes.

Special instructions related to your Akita Shepherd

Akita Shepherd is not comfortable with dogs of same size.

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