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well the akita is alot bigger than the shiba and it sheds alot more than the shiba and it needs to be tended to more grooming than the shiba. if buying one of these, i recommend you buy a shiba inu and if you have children, a shiba is better and only sheds a little, and is a smaller dog.

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Q: What is the difference between a Japanese akita and a shiba inu?
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