Akita - Japanese

Temperament: Calm, brave, intelligent and headstrong, the Japanese Akita, or Akita Inu, requires an experienced owner to bring out his best self.

Height: Males: 25-28 inches Females 23-25 inches

Weight: Males: 90-120 pounds; Females 60-90 pounds

Life Span: 10-13 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.25

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.01

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.01

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Unmei No C’Kuma M0.240.020.01
2 Unmei No C’Renji M0.27-0.090.12
3 Unmei No C’Reza M0.190.06-0.01
4 Unmei No Chappie M0.210.000.07
5 Garyuu Go Kaijusou M0.25-0.010.00
6 Ikuzou Go Yamawaru Kensha M0.320.01-0.23
7 Fukutouryuu Go Kaijusou M0.280.00-0.19
8 Housen Go Kouyazan Miyauchisou M0.18-0.030.23
9 Amber Yule F0.160.010.12
10 Amber Yule Noa F0.170.060.10

The follow includes dogs with birthdates listed in the database.

DLA Haplotypes in the Breed

The Dog Leukocyte Antigen or DLA is the region in the canine genome that controls the immune system, among other things. There are three classes or areas, and the VGL Canine Diversity Test genotypes or records the two regions with the most variation. Because it is an area that mutates more rapidly than others, the method VGL uses is ideal for identifying specific combinations of DNA, and not merely showing whether a dog inherited two of the same sets of genetics from its parents or two different ones.

"Haplotype" is a generic name for a set of genes that are bound together and inherited as a set. The DLA Class I and Class II haplotypes are very tightly bound and represent about 2 million base pairs of DNA - a sizeable chunk. These two haplotypes together make an extended haplotype that is nearly always passed from parent to puppies as a pair. We therefore have two tables below showing both the combinations of DLA found in this breed and how often they appear, and also how often they appear individually.

Remember that frequency percentages do not show how many dogs carry them, but rather how many of these haplotypes exist in the breed as a whole. Every dog has two sets of DLA haplotypes, one inherited from dam, and one inherited from sire. These almost never recombine in new generations.

DLA Class I/Class II Combinations :

Class I HaplotypeClass II HaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
1092203528.38%
1029203723.99%
1061205722.30%
1081205612.84%
1083203910.81%
106120610.68%
104520390.34%
108220560.34%
111420690.34%


DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I102924.83%
Class I10450.34%
Class I106122.76%
Class I108112.76%
Class I108311.03%
Class I109227.93%
Class I11140.34%
Class II203527.93%
Class II203724.83%
Class II203911.38%
Class II205612.76%
Class II205722.07%
Class II20610.69%
Class II20690.34%


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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1A'Lilium Mori No KodomoF0.23-0.040.07
2Aiko Kensha No MamoruM0.26-0.030.05
3Aka Kiyoko Hikaru of MogékiF0.20-0.050.41
4Amber YuleF0.160.010.12
5Amber Yule Haiku GoF0.140.060.25
6Amber Yule NoaF0.170.060.10
7Amber Yule Yoi TaikoM0.30-0.03-0.13
8Antai Tochishiro KenM0.190.020.08
9Cazador Grande de AlceM0.160.14-0.17
10Daishou Go AkikensouM0.140.23-0.40
11E' Wasabi Enso KenshaF0.26-0.020.05
12F'Taiga Enso KenshaF0.200.030.02
13FireAndMist Beautiful BlessingF0.130.020.11
14Fireandmist Soaring HeartF0.200.00-0.06
15FireAndMist Touch Of HeavenF0.29-0.02-0.17
16Fukutouryuu Go KaijusouM0.280.00-0.19
17Garyuu Go KaijusouM0.25-0.010.00
18Hanko's Kaji-ko Koi TanoshiiM0.34-0.14-0.01
19HillaF0.48-0.210.15
20Hiroyuki Go HajimariM0.25-0.140.15
21Hokushin Kensha Fuyu No YukihimeF0.230.11-0.25
22Hokuun No Arashi Go Wataky KenshaM0.28-0.100.13
23Hoshi of Independent Inu'sF0.210.04-0.18
24Housen Go Kouyazan MiyauchisouM0.18-0.030.23
25Ikuzou Go Yamawaru KenshaM0.320.01-0.23
26Izumi Gai Fubuki shimiF0.200.06-0.05
27Jiro No Kitsunebi Kensha of Ryoshima Coast Akita InuM0.34-0.03-0.24
28Kaito Team BiwakoF0.22-0.070.17
29Kaori AikoF0.210.11-0.05
30Kashiwa-No-Ki Bojima-No-Tora-GoF0.230.05-0.18
31Kirey Kazoku ToyaF0.20-0.04-0.01
32Kiyou Go Odate SannomarusouM0.180.040.02
33Ko Kitsune Maru A'TakeshiM0.290.00-0.17
34Loyalshadow Lightning StrikesM0.210.13-0.25
35Lukitarin BakenekoF0.220.06-0.11
36M'Kairou Go Des Tamplier SacresM0.170.10-0.01
37Masashi Go Yujo AkitaM0.200.02-0.02
38Megapolis Style KatsuoM0.240.03-0.16
39Megapolis Style YuukaF0.31-0.110.10
40Meiko Go EnsoF0.170.10-0.12
41Miisans SakanM0.24-0.01-0.02
42Mizo-Gawa Go AyoshiM0.32-0.04-0.15
43Natsume go Of Shinju koyasanF0.34-0.090.02
44Noshiro Miya GoF0.220.030.02
45Raigorou Go Kireina TakaraM0.130.07-0.01
46Ryuutensou AyameF0.22-0.030.19
47Shigeko Go Yujo AkitaF0.30-0.030.16
48Shinichi GoM0.320.02-0.20
49Shinkon No Shiro Majutsu GoM0.300.05-0.17
50Togarashi Maiko Go SanF0.210.030.02
51Togarashi Sachi Go IchiF0.26-0.110.04
52TorahimeF0.29-0.200.31
53Tsoyu Godai GoM0.220.02-0.01
54Tsukihime Go Hajimari of Ryoshima Coast Akita InuF0.28-0.04-0.01
55Tycon Been There Done ThatF0.250.01-0.04
56Tycon Caught Ya LookinF0.28-0.080.05
57Tycon's Viva La DivaF0.150.040.17
58Unmei No A'ImakoM0.220.000.03
59Unmei No A'JoestarM0.240.010.08
60Unmei No AlexanderM0.360.00-0.13
61Unmei No B'KuroiryuuM0.220.05-0.02
62Unmei No B'MochikoM0.37-0.05-0.13
63Unmei No B'YokoF0.180.070.05
64Unmei No BanukF0.290.01-0.05
65Unmei No BumiF0.34-0.090.10
66Unmei No B’ToshiM0.230.010.13
67Unmei No ChappieM0.210.000.07
68Unmei No C’KumaM0.240.020.01
69Unmei No C’RenjiM0.27-0.090.12
70Unmei No C’RezaM0.190.06-0.01
71Vuorenvarman Iso Paha SusiM0.190.010.23
72Wataru Of Amayadori KenM0.26-0.100.18
73Yukiyama No Benzaiten GoF0.140.020.22

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