Are Akitas Friendly Or Dangerous To Strangers?
Thinking to own an Akita and need to know whether Akita are friendly or aggressive to strangers?
According to pet experts, Akita Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the friendliest dogs to strangers.
When it comes to picking a pet dog, you most likely want one that is friendly, whether that's toward people, other pets, or both. In other words, a happy-go-lucky pooch that gets along with everyone.
While most dogs are absolutely fond of people, some are really sociable and love to meet new people all the time. Kindness doesn't necessarily depend on breed. Most dogs are friendly if they have been introduced to new people, places, and adventures as they were growing up.
So, basically, you can make any pet dog into a friendly dog if you ensure they have an active social life and a happy home. Nearly all canines will be social with their owners, but some breeds were bred as guardians and can be wary and even threatening toward strangers.
Top 5 Friendly Dog Breeds
2. Poodles very active, social, and smart dogs that make incredible friends. They do very well in a range of different dog sports and appreciate the company of people, friend or stranger.
3. Pug is so adored partly due to its looks, but also because of its terrific personality. Pugs are extremely social, they love everyone and get along very well with other animals.
4. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is among the smallest spaniels, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was bred mainly as a buddy and lapdog. Due to this, they are extremely friendly with their families and strangers, gladly meeting as many new people as they can.
5. Boxer was initially bred as a guard dog in Germany, but there are very few working Boxers left. Today, most are active, intelligent family companions that are great for individuals and families alike. They are very social dogs and enjoy meeting and playing with new people and other dogs.
As befitting its spitz-like heritage, the Akita is bold, independent, stubborn and tenacious. Demonstrative to its family, it is utterly devoted and will protect family members. It is reserved with strangers and can be aggressive toward other dogs. It can be domineering. Though not the breed for everyone, in the right hands the Akita is an excellent companion.
What to do if you lose your Akita
If your Akita Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Register the missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Call the nearby vet clinics to see if anyone has handed in your lost pet.
4. Telephone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Akita
If you find a Akita Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Contact the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your area.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet who can scan the animal’s microchip and contact the registered pet owner.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.