Quick Facts Lifespan – 10 to 12 Years Potential Height – 2′ to 2’4″ Tall at the Shoulder Potential Weight – 70 to 130 Pounds Barking – Rarely. Akita dogs only bark when they feel threatened. Otherwise they are a relatively quiet dog. Shedding – Heavy. The Akita breed is known to be a heavy … Continue reading Akita