Akita Detail Information
General Information

iDog Breed Number: CB4
Original: Japan
Energy Level: Somewhat Active; Not a hyper breed, but these big guys enjoy regular exercise
Good With Children: Better with Supervision
Good with other Dogs: Not Recommended
Shedding: Seasonal
Grooming: Weekly
Trainability: Eager To Please
Height: 66-71.1 cm (male), 61-66 cm (female)
Weight: 45.4-59 kg (male), 31.8-45.4 kg (female)
Life Expectancy: 10-13 years
Barking Level: Quiet

Web Source Name: Akita from AKC
Other Name: Akita Inu;Akita Ken;Japanese Akita;American Akita;Great Japanese Dog

Breed Registries
Associated Disease Information
Disease Name Gene Name Disease Level (CIDD) Associated Links
Acute moist dermatitis      OMIM: 9123
Behavioral abnormalities      OMIM: 9123
Cataract with microphthalmia      OMIM: 9123
Cushing's disease (hyperadrenocorticism) GNAS  OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Eye abnormality      OMIM: 9123
Glycogen storage disease G6PC  GAA  PFKM  AGL  OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Granulomatous sebaceous adenitis      OMIM: 9123
Hemolytic anemia      OMIM: 9123
Intestinal malabsorption      OMIM: 9123
Lymphocytic thyroiditis      OMIM: 9123
Osteochondritis dissecans      OMIM: 9123
Thyroiditis      OMIM: 9123
Umbilical hernia      OMIM: 9123
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada-like syndrome      OMIM: 9123
Osteochondrosis      OMIM: 9123
Cataract HSF4  have an increased incidence OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Corneal dystrophy LOC489707  OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Entropion      OMIM: 9123
Glaucoma ADAMTS10  NEB  ADAMTS17  may be inherited OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Hip dysplasia Most Important      OMIM: 9123
Hyperadrenocorticism or Cushing's disease      OMIM: 9123
Hypothyroidism TPO  OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Lysosomal storage diseases      OMIM: 9123
Microphthalmia have an increased incidence      OMIM: 9123
Pemphigus foliaceous have an increased incidence      OMIM: 9123
Progressive retinal atrophy (Rod-cone dysplasia) CNGB1  RPGR  GNGT2  PDE6B  RD3  PDE6A  C17H2orf71  SAG  FAM161A  MERTK  CNGA1  have an increased incidence OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Retinal dysplasia have an increased incidence      OMIM: 9123
Sebaceous adenitis have an increased incidence      OMIM: 9123
Eversion of nictitating membrane      OMIM: 9123
von Willebrand's disease VWF  OMIA:      OMIM: 9123
Associated SNP Information
There are no associated SNPs