| The Akita originates from the mountainous regions of northern Japan, The Akita dates back centuries and its origin is an island called Honshu in the Akita region of Japan. Akitas can pull sleds and hunt in deep snow. Akitas symbolize health and small figurines of the dog are sent to people in the hospital in Japan. Helen Keller owned the first U.S. Akita.
Rhode Island Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Bristol County - Bristol 02809
Spay/Neuter Assistance Program 401-254-1052
Newport County - Middletown, Rhode Island 02842
Potter League for Animals 401-846-8276
Providence County - Providence, RI 02903
Defenders of Animals 401-738-3710
Providence County - Providence 02904
Volunteer Services for Animals 401-273- 0358
Providence County - Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Rhode Island Veterinary Association 401-751-0944
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or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
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