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Akita Rescue Society of America
Akita Club of America
Thinking of adopting an Akita?
The Akita Network
Hypothyroidism is very common in Akitas and may cause a variety of issues, including aggression!
Here are two articles by Dr. Jean Dodds, the nations's leading expert in canine thyroid disease.
Thyroid: Diagnosis and Management of Canine Thyroid Disease
Behavioral Issues with Thyroiditis
You can find her book, The Canine Thyroid Epidemic: Answers you Need for Your Dog on Amazon.com
Help make sure that your pet can find his way home if he gets lost! Microchip, register, and keep info current!
Home Again Pet Recovery
Animal Planet's "Dogs 101: Akita" video
This video features Akita Rescue Western New York (ARWNY) and breed facts/history
Part 1 of 3
Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3
Thinking of giving up your Akita?
Solutions to Common Dog Problems
Military, single, and going on deployment? They will take of your dog while you're gone!:
Dogs on Deployment
Breed-specific Legislation: Punish the Deed, Not the Breed!
Safe Kids/Safe Dogs Project
Tips for introducing your dog to a new dog/puppy/cat
Preventing Aggression over Food
Facing losing your dog due to foreclosure?
Here are some tips/links that may help
Dogs Deserve Better: No Chains!
Resources to help fearful, shy & anxious dogs
Current info on pet abuse cases
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