Bred to hunt bear and guard royalty, even the gentlest Akita should be treated as carefully as a 100lb weapon. Keep the safety on! Train her thoroughly and keep her leashed or in your house or fenced yard. If everyone did this, breed restrictions wouldn't be considered.
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