These puppies are of outstanding quality. They will have the typical bear type heads, short muzzles and thick bone. The will NOT look like Shepard. They come very proven outstanding pedigrees. We have gorgeous puppies that are to the akita standard. Take a look at our website and see for yourself. We are not a backyard breeder. We have been showing and breeding akitas for 18 years. We are dedicated in producing sound happy akitas that look like bears. Our puppies are raised in our home with our 3 yr old son so they get alot of socialization. If you would like more information please contact us.