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Akita Vs German Shepherd - What's The Difference?

2 monthes ago   |   By Dog Buddy

Akitas and German Shepherds are both large, distinctive-looking dogs that are naturally protective and loyal to their families. Read on to discover more about their similarities and differences.
Akita vs. German Shepherd history
Akitas date back to the 1600s and are named after the Akita a province in northern Japan. The breed was originally used to guard Japanese royalty and to hunt large fowl and game, including bears!
Akitas first made their way Stateside when the famous political activist and author Helen Keller visited Japan and, after expressing interest in the Akita breed, was...
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