My small Akita

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small -but a- feisty wrestler!
Barked: Fri Aug 7, '09 8:42pm PST 
Hi - My six month old puppy, Sakura, seems small for an Akita. My other one who is now two was a lot bigger at this age. I don't mind if she's small, just wondering if anyone can make a guess at her full size at maturity. At six months she is only 37 pounds. Her coat is different too, it's smoother instead of kind of dense and fluffy.

As long as they- think they're- the boss
Barked: Sat Aug 8, '09 7:07am PST 
I wouldn't be concerned my Mika was 25lbs. at 10 weeks but seemed to grow pretty slowly at 2yrs. she is 24 " at the shoulder which is standard height but only 70lbs. She also seems to have shorter hair than I've seen on other akitas yet I have also seen quite a few others like her.She has been declared perfectly healthy,well proportioned and absolutely beautiful by our vet and as long as she's healthy I don't see a problem with your girl.By the way she's beautiful ,too.