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Old 10-11-2012, 08:17 PM
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Where did you get her? Reputable breeder or byb? Papers?

If you didn't go to a reputable breeder, with papers included, then it's an 'akita type' and your guess is as good as ours as far as if she's pure or not. She could just be not well bred and so not the typical 'look' most are used to seeing too. It happens. Or she's just an oddball from a reputable breeder, which is why not all pups from the litter are considered show quality.

In either case enjoy your pet, I'm sure she's a great dog.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:44 PM
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yeah she has no papers. I never saw her parents or siblings. My sister in law bought her from a random person off of craigslist.
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:49 PM
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Yep, as whats been said above, without papers, you're the proud owner of a mutt!

Here's my "purebred boxer" (as written on his surrender papers to the shelter where I adopted him):

The people who surrendered him really thought he was "purebred". Except he's several inches taller than any boxer I've met, and he actually has a snout...

Here's my "purebred Pitbull" (also, as per previous owner on her surrender paperwork):

She's a lean 80lbs and considered a "Pitbull" enough that she's muzzled in public, even though she's mostly toothless.

Anyone who is buying something, expecting it to be a "purebred", without seeing proof, papers and parents is risking disappointment.

Your girl is really cute though, and I'm sure you're crazy about her, regardless!
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:05 PM
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Looks akita to me, too. I recently learned that American akitas and Japanese akitas are different and have different registries, so maybe she's more Japanese bloodlines than American. Supposedly they are smaller and don't have the white markings. I don't see anything other than akita, though.

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Old 10-11-2012, 09:06 PM
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Looks like a pet bred Akita to me. I do not see anything Belgian-y at all.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Aleron View Post
Looks like a pet bred Akita to me. I do not see anything Belgian-y at all.
The picture has been changed, in the new one don't see Belgian either. I also don't see a wet dog of questionable age anymore.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:09 PM
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I can see Akita now XD Pics are a lot different looking lol
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:09 PM
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I see a typical BYB American Akita. That goes for both dogs.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:25 PM
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defo akita but maybe GSD (or is she smaller that that)? I dont' think the 2nd pic came thru?
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:30 PM
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As other have said, looks all Akita to me, just out of standard.

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