These dogs are mix between a german sheperd and and a Akita .These dogs are great guard dogs and great family dogs . These dogs are very strong and does not have many health issues .They shed a lot and need some grooming regularly . They like all dogs need training and socialization when they are puppies . If you want to be successful with training enforce good behaivor and don't pay attention to bad behaivor . They are 60 to 100 pounds .