They are famously brave and loyal, but how much do you know about the distinctive and distinguished Akita?

Atika Trivia File: These are 10 remarkable dog facts you need to know about the loyal Akita breed ๐Ÿ•

Theyโ€™re one of the most distinctive breeds of dog, but how much do you know about the courageous Akita?

The last couple of years have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership soar.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, thereโ€™s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup. Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallergenic dog.

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Thereโ€™s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Corenโ€™s book โ€˜The Intelligence of Dogsโ€™ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One dog that often appears on prospective ownerโ€™s canine wishlists is the Akita โ€“ a breed that can be willful but are alert, courageous, and fiercely loyal to their family. Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.

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