Charming Akita Dogs at the “Homeland” Headquarters Exhibition

  • 2024-06-04
  • 2024-06-04
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On May 3, the 149th Headquarters Exhibition of the Akita Dog Preservation Society in Odate City, Akita Prefecture, was held at Katsurajo Park in Odate for the first time in two years. Exhibitors showcased the distinctive qualities of their carefully raised Akita dogs while fans enjoyed mingling around the venue. Here are some photos highlighting the dignity and smiles of Akita dogs.

Big Smile

A bright smile during a break in the evaluations

Adorable Puppies

Puppies, participating not for evaluation but for their potential, captured the audience’s hearts with their innocent and adorable expressions and behaviors.


The fluffy, curled tails are an essential point of evaluation.

Break Time

Sitting down to rest before the lengthy evaluations, are they closing their eyes to enhance concentration?


Under the clear blue sky, many Akita dogs gathered for the headquarters exhibition. The “Akita Dog Line” could be seen during the judging.

Sound Asleep

The exhibition was blessed with good weather. Some dogs were seen sleeping under a roof near the venue, seeking shade from the sun.

>Where Dogs Connect Akita and the World

Where Dogs Connect Akita and the World

Akita Inu (dogs), with their fluffy coat, round eyes, and an adorable tail that curls up, are now famous worldwide. Akita dogs have a strong body and are best known for their loyal personality. The number of Akita dogs raised overseas continues to increase. In Akita Prefecture, the Akita dog's birthplace, there is an active movement to utilize them for tourism promotion. Akita Sakigake Shimpo, entitled "Akitainu News," will circulate various domestic and international information about Akita dogs. The goal is to connect the world and Akita through Akita dogs.