The Akita (Japanese) is eligible for exhibition in the Utility Group as from 1 January 2013.


The Breed Standard and Breed Standard Extension can be viewed on ANKC Ltd website www.ankc.org.au


Existing Akita's will retain the name 'Akita'.



ANKC Regulations Part 6 will be amended by adding a new Clause 3.16 to acknowledge that FCI registered Akita's will be registered in Australia as 'Akita (Japanese)' and FCI registered American Akita's will be registered as 'Akita'