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Akita Rescue Mid-Atlantic Coast, Inc. (ARMAC) has been serving the eastern United States for nearly 40 years.  We fulfill a wide variety of Akita needs in the greater Washington DC area.  We help educate potential Akita owners; we offer support to Akita owners, not only those who adopt from us, but all Akita owners regardless of where they got their Akita.  But most importantly, we save the lives of Akitas that would otherwise be euthanized in area shelters.  All of our fostered Akitas are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped and temperament evaluated prior to adoption.  Potential adopters are screened carefully and thoroughly to ensure we have a perfect match between family and Akita.  Our assistance doesn't stop at adoption, we offer support to our adoptive families throughout the lifetime of their Akita.  

PLEASE NOTE:  ARMAC's guiding tenet and number one responsibility is to our Akitas.  We reserve the right to place them in the home that we feel is best suited for them.  Applications submitted will be held for ONE year and then destroyed. 

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BLOAT is ALWAYS an emergency. Every dog owner should know, and recognize, the symptoms of Bloat. Visit our
BLOAT page, learn about this life-threatening condition andalthough it is hard to  watch the video
, the knowledge you gain may one day save your Akita's life!!


Looking to adopt an Akita but don't live in or around the Washington DC metro area, click Search Akita Dogs for Adoption Anywhere.


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Cassie's owner was  homeless and realized that he had to give her up for her sake.  She was frightened in the shelter initially, but warmed up to the staff fairly quickly.  When our volunteer went to meet her, all Cassie wanted to do w...read more about Cassie
THIS ANIMAL IS BEING COURTESY POSTED FOR ANOTHER ORGANIZATION. PLEASE SEE CONTACT INFORMATION ABOVE FOR FOR DETAILS AND LOCATION. Sky tends to bark at strangers when she first meets them be she is friendly and will sniff them. Once she gets to know ...read more about sky


ARMAC is a member of the Akita Club of America and strictly abide by the Rescue Code of Ethics. 

 ARMAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation
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