From the moment he was born, Michael proclaimed that this red male
pup was his "favorite", despite Kim's constant reminders that he was
"just plain"! From this exchange, his registered name evolved
and was shortened to his call name, "JP".
There is, however,
nothing plain about JP's breed type or strong, athletic
conformation. From his handsome head-piece through his smooth
neck, shoulders and topline, to his short hocks and strong rear,
this dog says "Akita". He finished his championship easily
from the puppy and bred-by-exhibitor classes, garnering three major
wins along the way. He also competed in the Junior Showmanship
catagory, including at the 2010 ACA National Specialty with his
young friend, Julia Brueckner.
To date, JP is the sire of champion and pointed get. His
first litter of grandchildren have recently arrived and are showing