Meet Joey. She will be 9 years young on March 13. We adopted her when she was 5 weeks old from the Animal Foundation through PetSmart. Her mom is an Akita and we believe, based on her personality, that her dad is some sort of retriever.
What a Sweetybaby!!
Hi, just had to comment, we have an Akita mix as well, and he's the smartest thing!! His mom was Akita, and we're guessing his dad was part black lab. We also adopted him through a rescue program, but he was 8 weeks old. We did the basic obedience with him, but we swear, he "talks" to us. He just knows what we're saying, and he comes up and looks at us, and we usually know what he wants. He will be 12 years old this year. I just had to share, because it's not often we hear of another Akita mix.
Rescues ARE the best pets, swear to heaven they know and appreciate their "2nd chances". All we've ever had, and never had nor heard of a "bad" rescued critter. Bless you and all those who end up in need of being 'rescues', aka "lovers the second time around".
Hi..we have an Akita /Chow mix..I know what you mean about her talking to us..she is smart , faithful and loving..we got her as a puppy and she became very sick with puppy strangles..She is now 2 years old and very healthy..there is something very special about Akitas..it's hard to explain, but if you have one you know..
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