Things to Know about the Akita German Shepherd Mix

If you deem yourself a German Shepherd fan or you’ve heard all about the intelligence of the Akita Inu, then this mix breed will certainly intrigue you. The Akita German Shepherd is loyal, stoic, and as impressive as its parent breeds.

This guide will cover all things Akita German Shepherd for anyone looking to add one of these fur babies to their family.

The History of the Sheptika

This mix-breed originated in the 1800s in Germany, and once it became clear how intelligent they were, they were specifically bred specifically for sheep herding.



These high-strung hounds are extremely athletic and need plenty of exercise in order to burn off some of their boundless energy.



Can These Dogs Live in an Apartment?

While Sheptika’s can technically live in an apartment, having a big backyard is ideal for these active canines to run around and survey.



Fortunately, training a Sheptika is a breeze compared to some other breeds out there, thanks to them being whip-smart and eager to please.



Socialization is crucial with these dogs. Their natural guarding instincts can turn from healthy overprotectiveness to a more volatile trait.

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