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

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Head of the dog breed American Akita
  • 61 - 66 cm
  • 64 - 119 lbs
  • 10 - 15 years
  • from 15 months
  • 66 - 71 cm
  • 75 - 130 lbs
  • 10 - 15 years
  • from 15 months

Size, development and life expectancy of American Akitas

The American Akita is one of the large dog breeds. As soon as he is fully grown after a maximum of 22 months, the American Akita reaches an impressive size of 61 - 71 cm.

The American Akita is characterized by an average life expectancy of 10 - 15 years. This makes it one of the dog breeds with a typical lifespan. The final weight varies depending on gender, ranging between 63.9 - 130.1 lbs. Male American Akitas are usually around 11.1 lbs heavier than females.

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

Male dogs of the American Akita breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Within a span of 3 months, they typically achieve a weight of 30,6 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these males reaches approximately 63,7 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, American Akita males ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 75.0 - 130.1 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 17.86 lbs
3 Month 34.72 lbs
4 Month 50.04 lbs
5 Month 64.82 lbs
6 Month 78.48 lbs
7 Month 83.44 lbs
8 Month 88.07 lbs
9 Month 93.26 lbs
10 Month 97.00 lbs
11 Month 100.75 lbs
12 Month 104.28 lbs
13 Month 108.03 lbs
14 Month 111.44 lbs
15 Month 114.42 lbs
16 Month 117.18 lbs
17 Month 119.93 lbs
18 Month 121.81 lbs
19 Month 123.68 lbs
20 Month 125.66 lbs
21 Month 127.54 lbs
22 Month 129.52 lbs
23 Month 130.07 lbs

Female Weight Curve: Development of the American Akita from 2 to 22 Months

Female dogs of the American Akita breed fall into the category of dogs with moderate weight. Typically, within a span of 3 months, they reach a weight of 27,1 lbs. After an additional 3 months, the average weight of these females reaches approximately 56,5 lbs. As they continue to grow for 9 more months, American Akita females ultimately reach their final weight, ranging from 63.9 - 119.0 lbs.

Age Weight
2 Month 17.20 lbs
3 Month 31.31 lbs
4 Month 45.42 lbs
5 Month 57.98 lbs
6 Month 70.11 lbs
7 Month 74.52 lbs
8 Month 78.93 lbs
9 Month 82.89 lbs
10 Month 86.42 lbs
11 Month 90.17 lbs
12 Month 93.48 lbs
13 Month 96.78 lbs
14 Month 99.21 lbs
15 Month 101.85 lbs
16 Month 104.28 lbs
17 Month 106.70 lbs
18 Month 108.69 lbs
19 Month 110.45 lbs
20 Month 112.44 lbs
21 Month 114.64 lbs
22 Month 116.84 lbs
23 Month 119.05 lbs
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American Akita: Frequently asked questions about the dog breed

How much does a American Akita puppy weigh?

Typically, a American Akita puppy weighs around 15,1 - 30,6 lbs at 2 months old and continues to gain an additional 26,57 lbs over the next 2 months. By approximately 18 weeks, when the puppy reaches the adolescent stage, a American Akita puppy weighs about 38,3 - 54,3 lbs.

What is the typical size of a American Akita?

The size of an American Akita can vary depending on gender and genetics. Generally, male American Akitas reach a shoulder height of approximately 68.5 cm, while females have an average shoulder height of around 63.5 cm.

When is the dog breed American Akita fully grown?

The dog breed American Akita usually reaches full physical maturity at about 15 to 22 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 American Akita?

The weight of a fully grown American Akita dog can vary depending on factors such as gender and genetics. On average, male dogs of this breed typically weigh between 75.0 - 130.1 lbs. Female dogs, on the other hand, usually have a weight range of 63.9 - 119.0 lbs.

What is the average lifespan of a American Akita dog?

American Akitas generally have a life expectancy of approximately 10 to 15 years. With proper care, nutrition, and regular veterinary attention, they can lead happy and healthy lives.