Thank you for your interest in adopting an Akita. Please know that you must be willing to travel to meet the Akita you are interested in at the foster location, most likely in New Jersey.

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 . Daisy .
 . Daisy .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
Big beautiful Daisy will be making her way north from NC soon, please check back 🙂
Adult, Female, Not known
 . Silver .
 . Silver .  . Silver .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
Big beautiful Silver will be making her way north from NC soon. Please check back 🙂
Adult, Female, Not known
 . Oreo .
 . Oreo .  . Oreo .  . Oreo .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
*Courtesy Listing in Rochester NY* Oreo is a 2 year old female Akita who has been in foster care for several months. She has tons of energy and loves cuddling. When people approach her she wags her tail and her whole butt shakes! She is full of kisses and even will hug you when she's feeling really loving! Oreo likes toys but sometimes likes the stuffing more. She loves hiking and long walks, she'll even help you up a tough slope. She's open to learning and learns quickly! She'll give you her paw (or both at the same time!) and she knows sit as well. She can be a little stubborn, as an Akita can, but she really wants to please her person. Oreo loves food and knows to wait until you say okay, for her to eat it. She doesn't like her crate too much because she loves company, but she is able to know when it's time to have some crate time. Oreo has a few areas of continuous growth however. Oreo was not raised with other dogs and can be territorial sometimes. Other times she gets along great and is trying to learn how to play! She's coming a long way. She also doesn't know how to react to cats, as they look like huge toys to her. She is skittish of her face being held, so she's scared of young children but loves older children (11+) who may understand she's afraid. Overall Oreo is a beautiful young lady with a rough past who was given a second chance at life. She's grown into a beautiful, loving pup who is looking for her permanent home. She's gotten into the hearts of everyone she touches and she loves unconditionally. Tanya May 5858313634 Tmay3@u.rochester.edu
Adult, Female, Large
 . Bo .
 . Bo .  . Bo .  . Bo .  . Bo .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogs
Bo is a adult neutered male Akita who comes to us after his owner suddenly passed away. Bo being a loyal friend stayed along side of his deceased owner's body for almost two weeks until the police where called. At this point poor Bo lost a lot of weight. He has since stated to put some pounds back on and is feeling much better. Bo is a social and people friendly boy, active, and loves to play. Bo would do well in a home with a 6 ft fenced in back yard, and he has lived with a cat and no other animals. If you're interested in Bo, please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out a online adoption application or send us a email at bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and we will email the application to you.
Adult, Male, Large
 . Maddie .
 . Maddie .  . Maddie .  . Maddie .  . Maddie .  . Maddie .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
Maddie comes to us with her best buddy Bear from a rural shelter in the mountains of Colorado. Bear and Maddie were left at the shelter by their owner due to moving. Both of these Akitas were once beloved house pets, they are great in the home, both have impeccable house manners, and leash manners. They know basic commands, are quiet and non-destructive. Bear and Maddie love the beautiful outdoors, they both are built for hiking, and covering lots of miles. Both are great in the car and well just perfect pets. They are currently in foster in Colorado. If your're interested in meeting this pair you must be prepared to make the trip out to Denver, CO. They are about a hour outside of the city. Do you have a love for the great outdoors and would enjoy some great four legged friends to join you? Please go to our website at: www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out a online adoption application or feel free to email us at: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net to request a application be mailed to you. Please put: Adoption Application in the subject line. Thanks!
Adult, Female, Large
 . Bear .
 . Bear .  . Bear .  . Bear .  . Bear .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
Bear comes to us with his best buddy Maddie from a rural shelter in the mountains of CO. Bear and Maddie were left at the shelter by their owner due to moving. Both of these Akitas were once beloved house pets, they are great in the home, have impeccable house and leash manners. They know basic commands, are quiet, and non-destructive. Bear and Maddie love the beautiful outdoors, they both are built for hiking, and covering lots of miles. Both are great in the car and well just perfect pets. They are currently in foster in Colorado. If your interested in meeting this pair you must be prepared to make the trip out to Denver (they are about a hour outside of the city). Do you have a love for the great outdoors and would enjoy some great four legged friends to join you? Please go to our website at: www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out a online adoption application or feel free to email us at: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net to request a application be mailed to you. Please put: Adoption Application in the subject line. Thanks!
Adult, Male, Not known
 . Kin .
 . Kin .  . Kin .  . Kin .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without cats
Kin comes to us from a rural SC animal control after being found a stray. Boy, whoever lost this big guy lost a true treasure! Kin is friendly with all humans, minds very well around other dogs, is house broken, quiet, well mannered, and walks well on leash. Kin is thin at 98 pounds. Kin is currently at a friends boarding kennel in Carnesville, GA. He is not in NJ at this time, but we hope to be moving Kin up north before the month of August. From what our kennel has learned is that Kin does mind around other dogs, however he does have a small animal prey drive so best he not go to a home with kitties. Kin is neutered, up to date on shots, chipped and has tested positive for heart worm and is being treated. Want to meet this southern super star? Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Male, Not known
 . Netta .
 . Netta .  . Netta .  . Netta .  . Netta .  . Netta .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogs
Netta is a big beautiful spayed female Akita who would love nothing more than to curl up next to you. This girl is a people dog, loves being around people, so much she would do best in a home where someone is home most of the day. Netta is fully house broken, leash trained and knows basic commands. She rides well in the car and is just a very easy going girl who wants nothing more than love and affection. Can you give Netta what she needs? Please go to our website at: www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out a online adoption application or feel free to email us at: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net to request a application be mailed to you. Please put: Adoption Application in the subject line. Thanks!
Adult, Female, Large
 . Teddy .
 . Teddy .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
Meet Teddy a 2 year old who comes to us from a city shelter in PA. Teddy's owner turned him in stating he had no time for Teddy. Per Teddy's owner, he did live with cats and other dogs, as well as children between the ages of 5-10 years of age. Teddy came to us extremely under weight; this was due to the fact this poor guy was full of worms. He has been treated and has recently started to gain some much needed weight and looks great. Teddy is a great boy, sweet, well mannered, active, and willing to please. It is possible with proper introductions Teddy can live with the right female dog. Teddy does need some leash work, which we are working on. This is a great young dog that will do well in a home that is active, children should be ten and older and know how to respect the Akita breed. Is Theodore the right fit for your home? Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Male, Not known
 . Kenji and Rain .
 . Kenji and Rain .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
Kenji and Rain are the new adult dynamic duo at BEAR! This bonded pair of black masked brother and sister beauties with their matching white socks are available and ready to go to their forever home! Rain (F) is super social and never met a stranger, she is smart (sometimes to smart for her own good lol) social, and eager to please. Her big brother Kenji can at first be typical of the Akita breed, aloof until he sees a cookie! Both dogs come to us after their owner of 8 years lost everything and ended up in a womens shelter in NYC. This owner did not want to give up her babies but was left without much choice. We were glad to be able to help. These are both house dogs, that need time to adjust, and someone who will take it slow and give them the love and care they both deserve. Kenji and Rain are house broken, fixed, up to date on shots, chipped and heart worm negative. They were clearly heart broken after losing their home and their mom, but have adjusted with time. Both Akitas are strong on leash up until they both take care of business. After that they both settle and walk well. We feel they should go to a adult breed experienced home as only pets. All these guys want to do is lay at your feet and enjoy their time with you. Throw in a few cookies and they would be forever happy! Is this bonded pair for you? Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Female, Not known
 . Percy .
 . Percy .  . Percy .  . Percy .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Percy comes to us from a puppy mill out in Southwest MO. This big handsome fellow, is just gorgeous in person. Percy he can be aloof in typical Akita fashion , give him a little time and some sweet talk, and you will have won him right over. Percy is great on leash, loves his walks, loves his toys and enjoys spending time with his people. Percy is a calm, nice boy, with good manners. We feel he would do best in a adult home that is breed experienced, and has a large female of the same age or calm energy level as Percy. Do you have the right home for this big sweetheart? Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Male, Not known
 . Prada .
 . Prada .  . Prada .  . Prada .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Special Needs
Prada is an Akita who has seen her share of hard times. Originally pulled from a Memphis, TN shelter as a stray in deplorable condition, this beauty remained sweet, gentle and kind towards all humans she has met. Prada is now partially blind in one eye. She lost her eye due to a genetic condition known as small eye, yet still has partial sight in her other eye. This special needs girl is sweet, mild mannered, and just would love a family that can give her love in return. She is well mannered, happy, and never seems to have a bad day! Prada gets around very well and can find a cookie in under 2.2 seconds. Do you want to give this special needs Akita the love she deserves? Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Female, Large
 . Czar .
 . Czar .  . Czar .  . Czar .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
Czar is a favorite here! He is big, beautiful, and always brings a smile to our faces! He is playful, active, funny and loyal. This fellow is the highlight of our day here at BEAR. We call him our big clown as he always is doing something silly! He has so much personality and so grateful for whatever time and love we can give him, and he is a kisser too! Czar is a good boy in the house, he tends to forget himself a bit as he might pop his head into the trash, but over all he is a great house dog. We feel he would do best in a active breed experienced home, children should be ten and older and know how to respect a dog of Czar's size. Czar would do best in a home with lots of toys and lots of cookies, included in that he should have a secured 6 foot fence to romp in as this boy loves to stretch those big legs of his. Czar should be a only pet as he does have a prey drive, he is strong on leash at first when he goes out to do his business, then he will relax and calm down. This is a great boy who will love his family, as well as protect them. True to the breed this is an Akita which we adore. Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Male, Not known
 . Brooklyn .
 . Brooklyn .  . Brooklyn .  . Brooklyn .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without small kidsPrefers home without cats
Brooklyn our beautiful diva comes to us from where else? Brooklyn! When first meeting Brooklyn she will need a short time to warm up, a cookie, perhaps a designer purse or two? She will approach you as she sees fit. Brooklyn is one of those females who demands respect and she is not willing to lower her standards, no sir! Once she gets to know you she is playful, loves to chase her ball, loves toys walks great on leash, and is awesome in the house too. She is a confident girl who will make you earn her trust, but once earned will be a loyal loving best friend for life. Can you meet Brooklyn's high standards? Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Female, Large
 . Brolly Bear .
 . Brolly Bear .  . Brolly Bear .  . Brolly Bear .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kidsPrefers home without cats
Brolly has come into our rescue after being left at a rural North Carolina shelter by his owner. His owner never so much as gave a reason as to why he left his best friend at the pound. Since Brolly has been with us and we have gotten to know him and have found he is a playful and energetic guy, who at first takes a little time to warm up. Once he does he is affectionate and polite. Brolly would love to have a big fenced in yard so he can run and play, and boy does he love play time! He rides well in the car and enjoys long hikes, and will need to go to a breed experienced home as an only pet. This is a great happy boy who is looking for an active home to give him that second chance that he so deserves. If you are interested in Mr. Jolly aka Brolly Bear, please go to our website at: www.bigeastakitarescue.org to fill out an online adoption application for this handsome boy. Thank you very much!
Adult, Male, Large
 . Everett .
 . Everett .  . Everett .  . Everett .  . Everett .  . Everett .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Prefers home without small kids
Everett is a young male Akita who has come into rescue after being picked up as a stray in horrid condition and taken to the Philadelphia Animal Control. Everett is a big handsome boy who is approximately 18 months old. He would do well in a home with an owner that is breed experienced and can be a leader in this young male's life. Everett takes time to bond and upon meeting him he will be aloof at first however once a trusting bond is formed he will be a great companion. It is possible Everett can go to a home with the right female dog after a successful meet and greet. Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Adult, Male, Large
 . Lulu .
 . Lulu .  . Lulu .  . Lulu .  . Lulu .  . Lulu .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Special NeedsPrefers home without dogsPrefers home without small kidsPrefers home without cats
Lulu is a two year-old gorgeous female Akita who was left at the Brooklyn, NY shelter by her owner after the couple had a baby. Lulu is a special needs gal, who is partially deaf. This doesn't stop her from having fun! This big girl (105 pounds) is super playful, loves her Jolly Ball, to run, and take long walks. She does know some basic commands by hand signals. She is a quiet girl, house broken and non destructive. Do you have experience with large deaf dogs? Our big girl Lulu might be for you! Please go to our website and fill out our online adoption application, or feel free to send us an email and we will respond, or snail mail you an adoption application. Our email address is: bigeastakitarescue@verizon.net and put in the subject line: BEAR APPLICATION
Young, Female, Large
 . RICO .
 . RICO .  . RICO .  . RICO .
  • Akita
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Spayed/Neutered
Handsome Rico is an approximately a three -year-old male Akita who comes into rescue from an indescriminant breeding situation in SC along with ten other Akitas. Rico is believed to be the son of Hunter and Mouse who are also listed ( now adopted ) RIco is stunning, large, powerful, and very active. He is a good natured and loving boy who has basic manners and obedience. Rico is intelligent and obedient . He loves walks and enjoys playtime. Rico has lived with a cat in the past and if acclimated again properly can live peacefully with a nice kitty . If you're interested in Rico or any of our other Akitas, please go to our website at: www.bigeastakitarescue.net and fill out an online adoption application.
Adult, Male, Large