Akita Inu is spitz dogs bred in the north of Japan (Akita prefecture). They have a muscular build and dense short hair. The character is dominant, independent, requiring persistent training and a respectful attitude. This breed is suitable for experienced dog breeders, calm, self-confident people. There are two lineages, sometimes classified as different breeds: the Akita Inu ("authentic" subspecies) and the American Akita.