On Monday morning in Fife, Scotland a Japanese Akita jumped in the freezing water of the Methil Docks, after the dog’s owner allegedly attempted suicide. The loyal dog stayed by the man’s side until help arrived to rescue them both.
Bred to hunt bear and guard royalty, even the gentlest Akita should be treated as carefully as a weapon. Keep the safety on! Train her thoroughly and keep her leashed or in your house or fenced yard. If everyone did this, breed restrictions wouldn