The Akita comes in a few different species, the American Akita or the Japanese Akita Inu. A typical adult is 60 – 66 cm tall, females weigh between 35-40kg where as the males can reach up to 80kg. They come in a selction of colours, the official listing of these is Brindle, Red, Fawn, Sesame, and Pure White. Akita are known for being loyal and docile pets, despite their size they are suited to being house pets due to their reserved and relaxed nature. Akita are known for being a particularly clean breed of dog.