The Aki-Poo is a designer breed created through the cross of the Akita and the Standard Poodle. The Aki-Poo is recognized by the ACHC (American Canine Hybrid Club) and can be registered through IDCR (International Designer Canine Registry) and ICA (International Canine Association, Inc).
- Country of Origin: N/A
- Weight: 55 - 100 lbs
- Height: 15 inches and over
- Color: The Aki-Poo colors can range from brindle, piebald, white, black & fawn.
The Aki-Poo is intelligent, active and affectionate. This designer breed is very friendly and enjoys playing with their family. They are excellent guard dogs.
Some health issues to watch for can be:
• Hip Dysplasia
• Progressive Retinal Atrophy
All mixed breed dogs have a better chance of having less health concerns because of their genetic diversity.
Their coats is usually curly and short or long to the length. They are usually hypoallergenic and shed very little. Their curly coat should be soft to the touch.
Brushing 2 – 4 times weekly will help remove dead hair and prevent tangling & matting. Bathing every other month can also help maintain their healthy coat.