Japanese national dog is a family pet dog in Japan. Akita is the largest fox dog breed in Japan, and this large fox dog has attracted considerable attention even in countries with a large number of fox breeds, such as Europe and the United States. In Japan, Akita Dog is a national dog with national historical and cultural significance. It is famous for its "Eight Faithful Dogs" and is the only large dog in the national natural monument designated by Japan. The dog is very brave, sensitive, loyal and intelligent. There are many stories about his loyalty. Akita County is the birthplace of Akita dogs. The northern part of the area is mountainous and very cold in winter. Akita is a competent working dog and housekeeper. Villagers often take dogs to hunt wild boars and bears. The dog's best skill is to help hunters find the hit prey in the snow or water and return it to their owners.