Akita (Dejongs Akita), Born June 30, 1990, Died October 3, 2002
We bought Akita in 1996. She was considered by many who knew her to be a Living Legend. She won the 1991 Texas Quail Championship and the 1995 South Dakota Pheasant Championship with previous owners. She was probably the sweetest dog I have ever known. She had one litter of four females and one male with us in 1996. Akita died on October 3, 2002, due to complications after surgery to remove some mammary tumors. Without knowing her most will never know the caliber of dog that she was, those that did, will not soon forget. She was the mother of our dog, Echo.