Akita Inu: Weight charts, life expectancy, size, and more

Discover everything about the Akita Inu, including weight charts, weight progressions of registered dogs, life expectancy, size, and other useful information.

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Head of the dog breed Akita Inu
  • 58 - 64 cm
  • 71 - 99 lbs
  • 10 - 12 years
  • from 15 months
  • 64 - 70 cm
  • 99 - 132 lbs
  • 10 - 12 years
  • from 19 months

Size, development and life expectancy of Akita Inus

The Akita Inu is a medium sized dog breed with a size of 58 - 70 cm. Growth is complete after 22 months and the Akita Inu reaches its final size.

The Akita Inu is characterized by an average life expectancy of 10 - 12 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 70.5 - 132.3 lbs. Male Akita Inus are usually around 28.7 lbs heavier than females.

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Male Weight Curve: Development of the Akita Inu from 2 to 22 Months

Male dogs of the Akita Inu breed belong to the heavier dog breeds. They reach a weight of 33,1 lbs after 3 months. Another 3 months later, they weigh an average of 71,0 lbs. After this rapid growth phase, Akita Inu males continue to grow for 13 more months and eventually reach a final weight of 99.2 - 132.3 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 17.64 lbs
3 Month 35.27 lbs
4 Month 50.93 lbs
5 Month 66.14 lbs
6 Month 79.81 lbs
7 Month 84.44 lbs
8 Month 89.07 lbs
9 Month 94.80 lbs
10 Month 98.55 lbs
11 Month 102.51 lbs
12 Month 106.26 lbs
13 Month 109.79 lbs
14 Month 113.10 lbs
15 Month 116.40 lbs
16 Month 119.27 lbs
17 Month 121.70 lbs
18 Month 123.90 lbs
19 Month 126.10 lbs
20 Month 127.87 lbs
21 Month 129.41 lbs
22 Month 131.17 lbs
23 Month 132.28 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the Akita Inu from 2 to 19 Months

Female dogs of the Akita Inu breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 27,8 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 54,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, Akita Inu females ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 70.5 - 99.2 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 17.20 lbs
3 Month 30.86 lbs
4 Month 42.99 lbs
5 Month 53.35 lbs
6 Month 62.17 lbs
7 Month 66.58 lbs
8 Month 70.33 lbs
9 Month 73.85 lbs
10 Month 77.16 lbs
11 Month 79.81 lbs
12 Month 83.78 lbs
13 Month 85.98 lbs
14 Month 88.63 lbs
15 Month 91.27 lbs
16 Month 94.80 lbs
17 Month 97.00 lbs
18 Month 98.11 lbs
19 Month 99.21 lbs
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Akita Inu: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a Akita Inu puppy weigh?

Typically, a Akita Inu puppy weighs around 15,8 - 33,1 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 29,54 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a Akita Inu puppy weighs about 38,6 - 59,7 lbs.

What is the typical size of a Akita Inu?

The size of an Akita Inu can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male Akita Inus reach a shoulder height of approximately 67 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 61 cm.

When is the dog breed Akita Inu fully grown?

The dog breed Akita Inu usually reaches full physical maturity at about 19 to 19 months of age. However, this may vary from individual to individual, as each dog has its own growth rate.

What is the average weight of a fully grown Akita Inu?

The weight of a fully grown Akita Inu dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 99.2 - 132.3 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 70.5 - 99.2 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a Akita Inu dog?

Akita Inus generally have a life expectancy of approximately 10 to 12 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.