Our neighbor’s Akita dog

  • 2023-01-23
  • 2023-01-23

Popular Mother and Daughter, Kira and Yura, Have Retired Due to Aging

Kira (11-year-old female) and her daughter Yura (eight-year-old female), who were popular at Akita dog-related events and were exhibit members of the Akita Inu no Sato of the Odate City Visitor Center, have “retired” from their work. The reasons were illness and aging, and they will not appear at events […]

  • 2022-11-07
  • 2022-11-07

Eito and Hina at Royal Hotel Odate: Healing Guests and Employees

Royal Hotel Odate in Nakamichi, Odate City, Akita, has two Akita dogs, a male named Eito and a female named Hina. The hotel has been keeping them since 2017 at the suggestion of President Hiroshi Nakamura, who said, “As a hotel in the hometown of the famous loyal dog Hachiko, […]

>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.