Young - Male - Large

Near the end of August, a young male Akita was found in St. Louis with a gun shot to his back thigh and was picked up and nutured by Stray Rescue of St. Louis. They felt he would find a more suitable... Read more


Adult - Female - Large

Keiko is a wonderful loving girl. She loves children and all the attention she can get. We have no problems with her, but recently had someone move in who is terrified of large dogs. It breaks our... Read more


Adult - Male - Large

Hello my name is Yamato. I was born 4/20/2013 and I'm a very friendly guy. I love to play outside with my humans. I would do best in an adult only home with no other pets as I prefer to be the king... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs


Adult - Female - Large

Stella is a petite, sweet girl approximately six years old. We were shocked to learn that she was found stray and never reclaimed. When Stella was found, she only weighed 54 pounds and we are... Read more


Baby - Female - Large

Kerry is a gorgeous 7 month old puppy mill rescue. We're still learning about this baby, so for more information, email us at... Read more


Young - Female - Large

Zoey is a slight 15 month old long hair akita. Her name might as well be "Zoomy"€. She is an energetic, quick, and agile pup, who loves to leap and run about. She is an owner surrender, so she... Read more


Young - Female - Large

Jazzy is a healthy, happy, 6 month old old pup rescued along with her mother, Rosie (the tan/white dog in the accompanying photo), from deep in Amish country, PA. Both were frozen with fear on their... Read more


Young - Female - Large

Angel is only 10 months old. Another northern breed rescue group came across her in some combination of neglect/abuse and delivered her to MARS. Angel is a resilient young girl, and appears healthy... Read more


Adult - Male - Large

Max is a handsome, and typical, specimen of the Akita breed.  He is territorial and protective of his humans. His previous owner passed away and Max is being cared for by his brother and friend... Read more

Needs adult-only home

Louie Kisko

Adult - Male - Large

Meet Louis Cherokee Glendale III "Kisko"! This handsome boy was picked up by animal control in St. Louis. He's talkative and playful and ready for a home of his... Read more


Young - Female - Large

Missy is an adorable, energetic young girl. She loves to run right up to people for cuddles, scratches, and kisses! Missy is a typical female Akita and doesn't do well with most other dogs and will... Read more

Prefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Grizzly Bear

Young - Male - Large

Grizzly Bear is an amazing friend. He loves long walks and is the best companion in long runs but we are still working on the pulling on the leash. He loves meeting new people and dogs or any moving... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs


Adult - Female - Large

Jazmine is a beautiful 2 year old female Akita. She's a sweetheart who loves car rides and is getting used to her new... Read more


Young - Male - Large

Beau is a rambunctious 7 month old male puppy Akita who needs a home that will provide lots of exercise and a big yard to run in. He will be best suited with adults only and no other dogs. He is... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs


Adult - Male - Large

Bear is a 2-year-old male Akita looking for a new home. He would be best in a home with mostly females. He tends to be a bit skittish around Men. He is definitely a woman’s dog and is protective.... Read more

Prefers no cats


Adult - Male - Large

Roscoe is a beautiful dog He looks like a pure Akita, except he has very long legs, so there may be a mix. He was very scared and nervous when he first came home, but now he has bonded with his... Read more

Needs adult-only homeSpecial Needs


Adult - Female -

Hi, my name is Shadow and I am looking for a foster home, but will consider a forever home with the right family. I lost my home due to a family emergency. I am lovable and very friendly. I get... Read more

Mix Prefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Shazuki (Zuki)

Adult - Female - Large

We brought Shazuki (ZUKI) into our home three weeks ago because her previous owner did not feel like she had the right home for her. Zuki was terrified of all the city noise and spent most of her... Read more


Adult - Male - Large

Hello! My name is Koda. I am a mellow dog who loves to lounge around with my humans. I love to be with my owners whenever possible. I am very obedient, but I only know a few commands. I am great with... Read more

Mix Prefers no dogs