Available by Owner or Shelter

The following Akitas are being listed as a free service to rescues, shelters and owners. We make every effort to post timely, accurate, and reliable information. However, these dogs have not been evaluated for temperament or health by a MARS representative and MARS accepts no responsibility for their direct placement. We are available for assistance and consultation to help insure the best placement and transition.

Max

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

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

Beau

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

Bear

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

Roscoe

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

Shadow

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

Koda

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

Bear

Adult - Male - Medium

It is with a sad and heavy heart my humans are asking for help in finding me a new home. My name is Bear. I am an Akita/Boxer mix. I am a wonderful dog but I don't get along with the other male... Read more

Mix

Joffrey

Young - Male - Large

Joffrey is a beautiful and loyal boy! He is a high energy baby with lots of love to give. His home is currently going through a rough transition with one parent working out of state and the other... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Keni

Adult - Male - Medium

Meet Keni! He is such a good boy! He has excellent manners and is easy to walk on a leash. He loves people and is very independent. He loves to be outside and would require a home with a fenced in... Read more

Mix Prefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Roscoe

Young - Male - Large

Roscoe is a very loving and playful dog. He has lots of energy and needs to be walked or run every day, otherwise he will jump the fence more than usual.  He has a 4 foot fence in the yard now,... Read more

Prefers no catsSpecial Needs

Kieko

Adult - Female - Large

Kieko is very loving, and full of energy. She suffers from some outdoor allergies which can be managed by an over the counter allergy medication. She would do best in a home with adults only. She... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no catsPrefers no dogsSpecial Needs

Hiro

Adult - Male - Large

Hiro is approximately 3 years old. He was brought to the shelter as a stray. He patiently waited for his owners to come and that never happened. Hiro was then placed in foster care. Hiro's foster mom... Read more

Prefers no dogs

Bare

Adult - Male - Large

Don't let this fluffy face fool you! Hello, my name is Bare. I am a 7-year old male Akita. I was found as a stray in extremely poor condition; both physically and mentally. I was malnourished and... Read more

Bordeaux

Adult - Male - Large

Hi, my name is Bordeaux and I am a 2 yr old Akita/Lab mix. I am a larger boy, around 80 lb., but I am a big love bug. I love everyone I meet & get along great with other dogs. I am completely... Read more

Mix Prefers no cats

Aleu & Dodge

Adult - Female - Large

Who is this special pair, you ask? We are Aleu and Dodge. We have the same parents but are from different litters. I'm the big sister, Aleu, at 3 years old. I am sweet and sassy and very loyal. I... Read more

Prefers no catsPrefers no dogs

Kuma

Adult - Male - Large

Talk about Black Beauty!  My name is Kuma. I am a 4-year old Akita. My family has had me since I was 9 weeks old. I was raised with three other dogs and three cats, but I've attacked each one of the... Read more

Needs adult-only homePrefers no cats

Dakota

Senior - Female - Large

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