Suki is an 8 year old female Japanese Akita. Suki is a beautiful girl who had been through a lot before coming to us! She was removed from a house when the police attended a domestic abuse situation. She was then taken to police kennels, followed by boarding kennels all before arriving with us! Suki, like many Akitas can be quite reserved, stubborn and headstrong. She absolutely needs a confident and experienced owner who is familiar with the breed. She is not suitable to be around young children so will need a home without any visiting children or children planned for the future.
Once Suki has formed a bond with you and trusts you she acts like a big, silly puppy and does not hesitate to display all of her love and affection! When she greets her favorite dog walkers she excitedly cries and throws her paws at them for a big cuddle. It does however take time to build this special bond and therefore anyone interested in adopting Suki will need to make several trips to and from the rescue in order to get to know her. This will progress into a slow introduction into the home so please bare your location in mind when inquiring about her. Suki adores her walks and isn’t shy of the colder weather, she particularly enjoys rolling around on her back in the snow! Care must be taken when introducing Suki to new people, such as visitors to the home and strangers on walks. Unfortunately Suki has bitten in the past when approached by someone she did not know. It is extremely important that her new owner is sensible and follows all of our advice and advice from our behaviorist.
Suki does not like other dogs and has also redirected in the past (please speak to a member of staff for more information about this). Therefore she must only be walked by an adult who can control her. We would advise that she is walked at quiet times in quiet, open areas (where you can look out for any dogs that may be approaching). When there are no dogs around to upset her, Suki is a well-mannered girl who walks remarkably well on the lead for a dog of her size. Sadly we do not have any previous history about Suki due to the circumstances she arrived with us, however we feel that we have gotten to know and understand her well during her time with us. We feel that she will be happy to be left alone for a few hours in her new home and is extremely clean in her kennel here. She is such a beautiful girl and will make such a fabulous friend for an experienced owner. We desperately hope that the right person can offer her the home she deserves and give her that chance she needs.