Akita height, according to the FCI breed standard is 67 cm for males and 61 cm for females, with 3 cm tolerance. So as you can see, they are pretty tall dogs. There are no official data about weight, but it should be something between 30 to 45 kgs.
Akita Inu is double coated dog. Because they are from Japan and often times they lived in Japan mountains, the coat is very dense to keep them warm and dry in those harsh conditions.
The temperament and personality of this breed are quite unique – this is a persistent, loyal, independent and intelligent breed. But the training can be little bit harder and it will test your patience. It is because of their stubborness and independent streak.
There was a sad moment in Akita Inu history and that was a World War II During this war, Akita Inu and other dog breeds was used as a source of fur for military clothing. This was not only about Akita Inu, all dogs, other than military German Shepherds, have to be captured for military purposes.
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AKC Dog Breeds sorted by the year they were recognized. There is over 190 dog breeds registered to this day and you will find all of them in this video. There are all AKC dog breeds from 1878 to 2019.
The first 9 breeds ever registered were Pointer, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, English Setter, Gordon Setter, Irish Setter, Clumber Spaniel, Cocker Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel and Irish Water Spaniel. The last one, to this day, was Azawakh in 2019.
JACK RUSSELL TERRIER SHORT DESCRIPTION:
JRT is from Great Britain. Jack Russell was developed for foxhunting. Jack Russell Terriers are always in all white coat or in white coat with black and tan markings and their height is between 10-15 inch.
Jack Russell Terrier ears are described as V-shaped and flapped forwards as in fox terriers. Jack Russell Terrier can have smooth, broken or rough coat. If you are not familiar, what broken coat is, it is a coat that is very similar to a smooth coat but has trace hair on the head, face, legs or body.
RAT TERRIER SHORT DESCRIPTION:
The AKC breed standard for Rat Terrier is saying, that their height is between 13-18 inches. There is also a miniature version of Rat Terrier, recognized by the AKC, which have standard height between 10-13 inch, so they are similarly tall as JRTs.
Rat Terrier ears are most often erect or semi-erect ears. Rat Terrier can only have a smooth coat and you can find Rat Terriers in many color combination, but one of the colors is always white. The second color can be red, apricot, chocolate, black, fawn, blue or you can also find all white Rat Terrier.
Rat Terrier, just like any other terrier is an active dog too, but definitely not as much as JRT. Some Rat Terriers are actually much calmer, than a typical terrier breeds. This can be a big advantage for some older or not so active people. Because if you will get a JRT, be prepared, that will need a lot of physical stimulation. It can be a lot of fun, but it can also be little bit difficult.
Ideal height for this breed, according to the FCI breed standard, is 36-38 cm. Weight wise, it is sturdy for its size. It is said to weigh around 33-40 pounds, with the male generally being the bigger of the gender.
This is a double couted dog. The coat of the Alpine Dachsbracke consists of a very thick top coat and a close fitting dense undercoat that covers the entire body. The most common color is dark red. There can also be some light black hairs. You can also find Alpine Dachsbrackes in black with red-brown markings on the head, chest, legs, feet and underside of tail.
Most Alpine Dachsbrackes are excellent with children and good with dogs and other pets, but i would not leave this dog with some smaller pet unsupervised, since they do have a strong prey drive, just like every other scent dog.
As you can probably guess, there is some Dachshund blood in Alpine Dachsbracke. They were developed by crossing Dachshund with larger Austrian breeds.This breed was a favorite among Austrian nobles, known for its versatile abilities to hunt deer as well as fox, boar, hares, and more.
The Alpine Dachsbracke is prone to obesity. The breed was bred to work hard over difficult terrain and it is almost impossible to give them this physical exercise, when they are kept as companion pets, which can lead to gaining a lot of weight.