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.

Are you ready to adopt an Akita? Please fill out the adoption application.

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 . Yoshi .
 . Yoshi .  . Yoshi .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Yoshi is brand new with us . Please check back soon for updates 🙂
Adult, Male, Large
 . Nola .
 . Nola .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Nola is brand new with us at BEAR. Please check back soon for more updates.Have a question or interested in this Akita? Please go to our website and fill out an online adoption application or contact us! We are also on Facebook!
Adult, Female, Large
 . Bobby .
 . Bobby .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Bobby is new with us at BEAR. Please check back soon for updates!
Young, Male, Large
 . Carson .
 . Carson .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Here's Carson!!! Carson is very new with us at BEAR. Please check back soon for updates!
Adult, Male, Large
 . Nikita .
 . Nikita .  . Nikita .  . Nikita .  . Nikita .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without small kids
Nikita is a very young female akita that came to us before the holiday after her owner left her at a NYC shelter unwanted. Nikita is going to need a experienced breed owner . She needs a good strong leader as she is very unsure of things and can be reactive behind a barrier . We are working with Nikki to socialize her and build her confidence while here . This akita will need a quiet home, with a routine to thrive. No other pets please for this girl. Once she bonds to you she will love you uncondionally . If you have the knowledge and experience to give this young girl the second chance she truly deserves please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and put in a application online.Thank you ! Nikita has a lot of potential in the right hands 🙂
Young, Female, Large
 . Neka .
 . Neka .  . Neka .  . Neka .
  • Akita
Neka will be joining us at BEAR in January, so please check back soon!
Adult, Female, Large
 . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .
 . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .  . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .  . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .  . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .  . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .  . Bear (Courtesy Listing) .
  • Akita, Husky
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Please meet Bear! Bear is located in CT. His owner passed away, and his daughter was unable to keep Bear. With the help of kind people, he is being fostered until a permanent home is found. BEAR is 6 years old, neutered, up to date on vaccinations, good with people, other dogs, and kids. Unknown about cats.Interested in Bear? Please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out an online adoption application for this sweet fellow!
Senior, Male, Large
 . Simba .
 . Simba .  . Simba .  . Simba .  . Simba .  . Simba .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
One of the saddest things we see in rescue is an older dog dumped because he/she is no longer wanted. This is what happened to Simba, after 8 years of love and loyalty he was no longer wanted. Yes, just like that. He found himself in a crowded Philadelphia shelter where space is a grave concern. Samba is a big, sweet, loving boy who loves to lean into with his entire body to be pet and loved on. How anyone could do this to him is beyond our understanding. We are looking to put him in a home that would treasure this boy, he so deserves to spend his time being loved, and treated with kindness.We have dog tested Simba and it is possible he live with the right female dog after a meet and greet and proper introduction. We are thinking a quiet home where he can just live out his remaining few years would work best for Simba. Is that loving home yours?Please go to our website at: www.bigeastakitarscue.org and put in an online adoption applications under our available dogs. Thank you for wanting to give an Akita another chance.
Senior, Male, Large
 . Gypsy .
 . Gypsy .  . Gypsy .  . Gypsy .  . Gypsy .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Please meet Gypsy a sweet, loving, and playful young female Akita. Gypsy rides well in the car, is affectionate and loving. She loves to play! Gypsy is good on leash, house broken, and its is possible she can live with the right large male dog after a proper introduction and some time. Gypsy will be making her way to us from OH sometime in the month of July 2019. Please check back soon!Are you interested in adopting Gypsy? Please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out an online adoption application.
Young, Female, Large
 . Sheldon .
 . Sheldon .  . Sheldon .  . Sheldon .  . Sheldon .  . Sheldon .  . Sheldon .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Beautiful Sheldon comes to us from rural TN where he was found living in a abandon shack injured from what appeared to be multiple animal bites. A concerned citizen was able to trap Sheldon and got him to a local vet for care. That is where we stepped in and agreed to take Sheldon into our organization in NJ. He is a big, goofy boy who loves to play, he is very inquisitive and silly. Sheldon can be unsure of new situations at times so he will need a home with a confident owner who can make him feel safe in new situations.Are you interested in Sheldon? Please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and put in an online adoption application.
Adult, Male, Extra Large
 . Lilly .
 . Lilly .  . Lilly .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Lilly has joined us at BEAR. Lilly is very shut down due to her life inside of a puppy mill. She is very unsure of new things and will need a quiet home with a gentle touch. It would be best she also have a confident male buddy who can show her the ropes. Is that home yours? Do you have the love, patience and understanding for Lilly?Are you interested in adopting this Akita? Please go to our website under available Akitas and fill out an online adoption application. Please be sure to completely fill out the form before submitting.
Young, Female, Large
 . Cindy-Lu .
 . Cindy-Lu .  . Cindy-Lu .  . Cindy-Lu .  . Cindy-Lu .  . Cindy-Lu .  . Cindy-Lu .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Meet Cindy Lu! This young beautiful Akita is quiet, gentle, and affectionate. Cindy walks well on leash, is immaculate in her run, and has wonderful manners. Cindy Lu can live with the right large confident male dog after a proper introduction. When first meeting Cindy she is aloof but polite. Give her a few of her favorite cookies and you have yourself a buddy!Are you interested in adopting this Akita? Please go to our website under available Akitas and fill out an online adoption application. Please be sure to completely fill out the form before submitting.
Adult, Female, Large
 . Robby .
 . Robby .  . Robby .  . Robby .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
Robby came to us as a stray from the city of Philadelphia. It sadly appears this boy was kept mostly outdoors. Since coming to us at BEAR he has finally started to put on some much needed weight. So far Robby has been easy to handle and enjoys being pet and given attention.As we get to know this big boy we will post updates, so please check back soon.Are you interested in adopting this Akita? Please go to our website under available Akitas and fill out an online adoption application. Please be sure to completely fill out the form before submitting.
Adult, Male, Large
 . Sapphire .
 . Sapphire .  . Sapphire .  . Sapphire .  . Sapphire .  . Sapphire .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
Sapphire has arrived and what a gem she is! This young female loves to play and loves people. She is good on leash, house broken and loves her crate . Sapphire would love a home with a big fenced in yard and maybe a few children aged 10 and up to play with. This girl is very silly and has a ton of energy. Are you the right home for this little spitfire?Please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out an online adoption application. This girl won't be around for long!
Adult, Female, Large
 . Gabe .
 . Gabe .  . Gabe .  . Gabe .
  • Akita
  • Prefers home without small kids
Meet Gabe, a quiet young male Akita who will need a gentle touch, and a home that is low key. He is very unsure when first meeting him, however given some time Gabe will blossom and become your best friend. He could really use a home that can help him build confidence and trust.Interested in Gabe? Please go to our website at www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out an online adoption application for gentle Gabe.
Adult, Male, Large
 . Mellow .
 . Mellow .  . Mellow .  . Mellow .  . Mellow .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without cats
This big guy (115 pounds) loves to play! Mel was left at a NJ shelter after his owner was moving. Mel will need a breed experienced owner, one that also has the physical strength to handle a big bouncy juvenile male. Mel knows some basic commands and is food motivated. Mel has been fully vetted and would do best in a large securely fenced in back yard where he can get plenty of exercise. While living at BEAR, Mel has made friends with two of our females! He is playful with both females however he will not tolerate a male dog in his space. It is best that he not be placed with small animals or small children, as he is big and bouncy and could knock over a small child or an older person. This is a big strong boy who clearly has no idea of his size and strength.Do you think you have what it takes to give this big happy guy a safe home? Please go to www.bigeastakitarescue.org and fill out an online adoption application for Mel-Man!
Adult, Male, Extra Large
 . Brooklyn .
 . Brooklyn .  . Brooklyn .  . Brooklyn .
  • Akita
  • Spayed/Neutered
  • Up-to-date with routine shots
  • Prefers home without dogsPrefers home without catsPrefers home without small kids
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, she will be a loyal and loving best friend for life. Can you meet Brooklyn's high standards?Are you interested in Brooklyn? Please go to www.bigeastakitarescue.org and put in an adoption application online for our diva!
Adult, Female, Large