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Akita puppies and dogs in Scottsdale, Arizona

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BELLA

Akita

Female, 7 yrs 7 mos
Mesa, AZ
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Spayed or Neutered,
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THANE

Akita

Male, 2 yrs 2 mos
Mesa, AZ
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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Bella

Akita Australian Cattle Dog

Female, Adult
Mesa, AZ
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered,
Story
Meet Bella! Bella is a 7 year old Heeler Akita mix. She is happy as pie just being around her owners. She is so loyal and dedicated to any children in the house. She smiles when you give her belly rubs and play music in the house. She is not a high energy dog but does love short walks.
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Ozzy

Akita American Pit Bull Terrier

Male, Young
Mesa, AZ
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
This is Ozzy, he has all his shots is neutered and about two years old. He loves cuddles and dog parks. He does not really bark .He gets along well with kids and other dogs. We are needing to rehome him, plz message me if you are ready to be his forever home. He is Akita/Pitbull mix in Mesa, Az.
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SPITZ

Akita

Male, 8 yrs
Phoenix, AZ
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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FERN

Akita

Male, 8 yrs
Phoenix, AZ
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
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Below are our newest added Akitas available for adoption in Scottsdale, Arizona. To see more adoptable Akitas in Scottsdale, Arizona, use the search tool below to enter specific criteria!
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Atreyu

Siberian Husky

Male, 4 yrs 1 mo
Scottsdale, AZ
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Atreyu has been with us for a whole year now! He is an incredibly goofy, fun-loving husky boy that just needs to find the right adopter that understands him and is willing to work with him and establish a bond and trust. Atreyu has absolutely won over the heart of one of our trainers. He completed a board and train program quite a while ago and, because he is such a character, the trainer has been fostering him ever since! Atreyu was adopted for about 2 months during this time and unfortunately returned. He bonded with the husband / father of the household, who would take him on daily runs, but was not able to establish a trusting connection with the rest of the family and continued to try to see what he could get away with to a point where they just were not comfortable with him. As a result of this, we think a home with no kids would be best for Atreyu. His ideal home would have either one person who could be his best friend, or if there are multiple people, we recommend them being pretty dog savvy to know how to both work with him equally to form a relationship. He has learned a lot in his time with his trainer, and his perfect adopter will continue to exercise all of this with him! Some dogs truly thrive on structure and routine, and Atreyu is definitely one of those dogs. He needs to know where he fits in with you, and although he will very much so playfully see how close he can get to pushing you, it is very much so done affectionately in play once he gets to know you and trusts. In working with his trainer, Atreyu has learned heel, place and down. He has been brought into stores and public settings where he has been taught manners meeting new people, waiting patiently, and even does well off-leash. Even when he needs correction, Atreyu doesn’t go into defense mode or hold a grudge. His trainer can correct him and instantly pet his head, face, chest for praise and he is perfectly fine. He is not an “opportunist” that will take any chance to snap. Atreyu is honest and really wants to be good. Atreyu LOVES to cuddle. Just being held makes his day. He also loves to “supervise” on projects – he wants to be in the thick of it and be part of your family. He would be perfect for an active person with a sense of humor – his trainer has described him as the “class clown,” and says he is a total ham. Although Atreyu is not the most energetic, hyperactive husky in the world, he does have reasonable exercise needs as make sense for the breed – he would love a few walks or a run every day, or some solid socialization and playtime with other pups. He will get the zoomies and run around when he’s worked up and has to let it all out! He’s a very fun boy for a husky-loving home. Atreyu is not destructive, doesn’t howl, just LOVES to hang out with his person. He’s just waiting for the right fit to bring him home. Please fill out an adoption application to meet Atreyu! https://azhuskyrescue.com/adoption-application/
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Jameson

Siberian Husky

Male, 5 yrs 7 mos
Scottsdale, AZ
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Needs special attention, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Jameson was saved from the e-list at MCACC where he was listed for fear. He ended up showing some uncertain behavior related to this fear in his foster home, and we decided a board and train program to try to figure him out would have the best chance of setting him up for success in the future. We were originally led to believe that Jameson was 5 years old, but after his vet visit and time with our trainer, we now believe he is closer to 3. His teeth are not great, but this is actually because he had distemper as a puppy and was one of the very lucky few to survive this deadly disease. Having bad teeth and some neurological side effects – like his tongue sticking out a little bit – are just remnants of the disease that will be with him through the rest of his life. Understanding his background with this disease has also helped us to understand his behaviors a great deal more, and hopefully will help us find just the right adopter for the rest of his life. After all he has been through, he deserves that much! Jameson has a lot of puppy-like tendencies, and a few oddities that will make him a unique and lovable companion for the right person. In true husky form, he is high-energy, active and enjoys playing with other dogs and toys, though he does have a shorter attention span. He does well with the other large dogs and he likes running up and down the fence with his neighbors’ smaller dog. In what is likely another neurological side effect, he does not do the best with stairs, though he still tries his best! He has improved greatly with leash pulling through his board and train, but will need continued reinforcement over time. As much as he loves walks and running around, he has not shown any desire to escape his fenced-in yard. Jameson had a resource-guarding bite incident prior to going to his board and train, and our trainer believe this was from him having little respect for boundaries and expecting he could always get his way. He has been very receptive to training and seems to always want to do the right thing if he knows what that is according to our trainer. There have not been any further incidents since his training and his fosters are continuing to work with him, stating that he has improved greatly. Jameson loves food and treats, so positive reinforcement works great for him. In what is another neurological side effect, he has depth perception issues that are most noticeable when giving him treats flat-handed from a palm. His trainer left us with some very helpful notes on him at the conclusion of his training: "Jameson is a super sweet and funny boy that tries to do things right. His future owner just needs to be patient because the neurological damage is definitely a bit of a handicap at times. I know Jameson knows the commands but I do give him time to put his body in the right, most comfortable position. So, he might not fall down the instant I ask him to lay down or sit but he is obeying and I can tell he tries. He gets distracted easily but all it takes it a little reminder, a second command, and he is back in business. Jameson has never tried to be a brat or very sassy. He took a little longer in the beginning to “warm up” but all the changes these dogs have to deal with is tough on them. I was proud of him today and how he listened on the trail." Though Jameson does have a shy side, he is also very sweet. When he finds his person, he becomes very attached. He has done well around the teenagers in his foster home, and he happily meets strangers. He’s a talkative dude who sings the husky song, especially around people and cars. Jameson would love to find an active family to call his own. A home with one or more other active dogs would be ideal as an outlet for his energy. If you’re looking for a sweet, fun-loving adventure buddy, Jameson is your guy! Fill out an application today to meet this big fluffy boy. https://azhuskyrescue.com/adoption-application/
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Buckeye

Siberian Husky

Male, Young
Scottsdale, AZ
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Buckeye! This big (70+ lb) husky mix was another pull from the euthanasia list at the Maricopa County shelter. Buckeye was placed on the e-list simply because he was scared in the shelter environment. He was frozen and shut down, refusing to walk on a leash and even eat hot dogs. Luckily, he was given a second chance by one of our amazing fosters. Like many fearful huskies, he has started to come out of his shell now that he’s in a safe, quiet home. When he was fresh out of the shelter, Buckeye was very shy and indifferent to the two other dogs in his foster home. But within a week or so, he started going up to the females in the home to seek out attention. He now plays well with the other dogs and even enjoys playing with toys! He does still get scared easily if he is touched on his neck, especially around males. However, he is making great progress and allowing himself to be pet more every day. So far, Buckeye has displayed medium energy. He will alternate between playing with the other dogs and staying to himself. He does not seem to rely on the other dogs for cues or pack habits. He has grumbled at other dogs if they approach one particular bowl he likes, but he does not bark, show teeth, or otherwise act aggressively. He responds well to verbal correction. We believe that Buckeye is still adjusting to life in a loving home and will continue to improve as he learns to trust. As he becomes more comfortable, his fosters plan to work on harnessing and walking on leash, as those are areas where he continues to be fearful. Although Buckeye was dealt a tough hand in life, he has so much love to give. He loves treats and belly rubs. His personality is starting to show, and he’s a smiley boy who enjoys attention from people he trusts. He has done well with the teenagers in his foster home and even does well in a crate. We do think he would be most suited for a calmer home, with mellow dogs or as an only dog. We also recommend caution around young children, not because of any aggression, but because he can still be jumpy around quick movements or people walking towards him. Like so many huskies we see, Buckeye was truly just not meant to live in a shelter. With some time and patience, we are confident he will learn to trust people and show his real self. If you’re ready to open your home and your heart to this big sweetheart, fill out an application today. https://azhuskyrescue.com/adoption-application/

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Maricopa County Animal Care & Control East Valley Animal Shelter

2630 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201

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Maricopa County Animal Care & Control East Valley Animal Shelter

2630 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201

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12 miles

Maricopa County Animal Care & Control West Animal Shelter

2500 S. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009

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12 miles

Maricopa County Animal Care & Control West Animal Shelter

2500 S. 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009

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15.3 miles

Underdog Rescue of Arizona

P.O. Box 13392, Chandler, AZ 85248

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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41.1 miles

Valley Humane Society

15699 W. Aniceto Road, Casa Grande, AZ 85193

Pet Types: cats, dogs

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