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: 0.26

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.02

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.01

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Unmei No B'Mochiko M0.37-0.05-0.12
2 Unmei No Bumi F0.35-0.100.11
3 Unmei No B'Yoko F0.180.060.05
4 Unmei No B'Kuroiryuu M0.230.04-0.01
5 Kaito Team Biwako F0.23-0.080.17
6 Unmei No B’Toshi M0.23-0.010.13
7 Unmei No Banuk F0.29-0.01-0.05
8 Amber Yule Yoi Taiko M0.30-0.03-0.12
9 Meiko Go Enso F0.180.09-0.12
10 Jiro No Kitsunebi Kensha of Ryoshima Coast Akita Inu M0.34-0.03-0.25

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
1092203527.73%
1029203724.22%
1061205721.48%
1081205613.67%
1083203910.94%
106120610.78%
104520390.39%
108220560.39%
111420690.39%


DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I102925.20%
Class I10450.40%
Class I106122.00%
Class I108113.60%
Class I108311.20%
Class I109227.20%
Class I11140.40%
Class II203527.20%
Class II203725.20%
Class II203911.60%
Class II205613.60%
Class II205721.20%
Class II20610.80%
Class II20690.40%


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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 MamoruM0.27-0.030.05
3Aka Kiyoko Hikaru of MogékiF0.21-0.050.40
4Amber Yule Haiku GoF0.150.050.25
5Amber Yule Yoi TaikoM0.30-0.03-0.12
6Antai Tochishiro KenM0.190.010.08
7Cazador Grande de AlceM0.160.14-0.17
8Daishou Go AkikensouM0.140.23-0.40
9FireAndMist Beautiful BlessingF0.130.010.11
10Fireandmist Soaring HeartF0.200.01-0.06
11FireAndMist Touch Of HeavenF0.29-0.01-0.17
12Hanko's Kaji-ko Koi TanoshiiM0.34-0.14-0.01
13HillaF0.48-0.210.15
14Hiroyuki Go HajimariM0.25-0.140.15
15Hokushin Kensha Fuyu No YukihimeF0.240.10-0.25
16Hokuun No Arashi Go Wataky KenshaM0.29-0.090.13
17Hoshi of Independent Inu'sF0.220.02-0.18
18Izumi Gai Fubuki shimiF0.200.06-0.05
19Jiro No Kitsunebi Kensha of Ryoshima Coast Akita InuM0.34-0.03-0.25
20Kaito Team BiwakoF0.23-0.080.17
21Kaori AikoF0.210.11-0.05
22Kashiwa-No-Ki Bojima-No-Tora-GoF0.240.05-0.18
23Kirey Kazoku ToyaF0.20-0.04-0.01
24Ko Kitsune Maru A'TakeshiM0.300.00-0.17
25Loyalshadow Lightning StrikesM0.210.13-0.25
26Lukitarin BakenekoF0.230.06-0.11
27M'Kairou Go Des Tamplier SacresM0.180.100.00
28Masashi Go Yujo AkitaM0.200.02-0.02
29Megapolis Style KatsuoM0.240.03-0.17
30Megapolis Style YuukaF0.32-0.100.10
31Meiko Go EnsoF0.180.09-0.12
32Miisans SakanM0.240.00-0.03
33Mizo-Gawa Go AyoshiM0.34-0.04-0.15
34Natsume go Of Shinju koyasanF0.37-0.090.02
35Noshiro Miya GoF0.230.020.02
36Raigorou Go Kireina TakaraM0.130.07-0.01
37Ryuutensou AyameF0.22-0.030.19
38Shigeko Go Yujo AkitaF0.30-0.060.16
39Shinichi GoM0.330.00-0.20
40Shinkon No Shiro Majutsu GoM0.300.04-0.17
41Togarashi Maiko Go SanF0.220.030.02
42Togarashi Sachi Go IchiF0.26-0.110.04
43TorahimeF0.29-0.200.31
44Tsoyu Godai GoM0.220.01-0.01
45Tsukihime Go Hajimari of Ryoshima Coast Akita InuF0.29-0.04-0.01
46Tycon Been There Done ThatF0.250.02-0.05
47Tycon Caught Ya LookinF0.28-0.090.05
48Tycon's Viva La DivaF0.150.040.16
49Unmei No A'ImakoM0.23-0.010.03
50Unmei No A'JoestarM0.240.010.08
51Unmei No AlexanderM0.36-0.01-0.13
52Unmei No B'KuroiryuuM0.230.04-0.01
53Unmei No B'MochikoM0.37-0.05-0.12
54Unmei No B'YokoF0.180.060.05
55Unmei No BanukF0.29-0.01-0.05
56Unmei No BumiF0.35-0.100.11
57Unmei No B’ToshiM0.23-0.010.13
58Vuorenvarman Iso Paha SusiM0.200.010.23
59Wataru Of Amayadori KenM0.26-0.110.17
60Yukiyama No Benzaiten GoF0.140.020.22

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