• Dog Friendly B&B

    Please take your membership card along with you when staying at any of the following as you may be asked for it. The Akita Association of Ireland have negotiated a 20% discount for all members at the dog friendly Rockville House B&B in Cashell, Co Tipperrary. This applies to all bookings made direct with Rockville House.  Akita Association members […]


  • St Patrick’s Day Pet Expo 2014

    The association were pleased to be at the IKC St Patrick’d Day pet expo 2014 Thanks are due to all who gave up their weekend…human and dogs to promote the breeds and make it another  great success for the Association.  Huge thank you to all the visitors to the stand who came to see and learn a little […]



     Membership  2014 is a new year and memberships for the year both new and renewals are welcome. Please download the membership form by clicking on the link below .  Membership Application Form akita Association


  • 2014 Calender

    AKITA ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND CALENDER 2014   The 2014 Calendar is now available and will cost just €5/£5 + p+p. Please email bob.modelvill@gmail.com with details of your order. 


  • 2nd Breed Open Show

    What a great day we had at our 2nd Breed Open Show.  Huge thank you to all that came to support us. Special thanks go to our Judge Lynda Cuthbert Matthews and to our Steward for the day Paul Magee and to Happy Dog pet Food for the prizes. AMERICAN AKITA          […]


The following pages give a brief history of both types of Akita and sight of the two FCI Breed Standards. As the website progresses, additional pertinent information on both the American Akita and the Akita Inu will be added.

Please click the relevant link on the left of this page to view the information.