Our Kireisa Akitas are often recognized in the show ring for their beauty and their merit, and our companions also attract much attention when out in public with their owners. We, along with owners of our beautiful dogs, are frequently called upon for information about the breed. Following are highlights of occasions where the Akitas of Kireisa have been featured or achieved exceptional recognition.
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' Owners of Tabu interviewed and featured in an article (with photo) in Canada's Globe and Mail newspaper, regarding successful condo living with pets - November 2005
' Kisho is awarded Best Puppy in Show, July 2005 (see Kisho's show record for photo)
' CTV's "Ultimate Dogs" program, promoting responsible breeding and ownership of certain large breeds of dogs, interviews and features Lorraine Burch (with our Akitas) - December 2004
' Puzzle & Dallas and their owner, who comments on a rash of pet poisonings and how to keep pets safe, are featured in a Toronto Star newspaper article/photo - February 2004
' Dallas wins Best of Winners, Akita Club of America National Specialty, 2003 - a monumental dream come true for any breeder!
' W-5, a CTV Canadian television news program (similar to CBS' 60 Minutes), interviews and films Akitas of Kireisa as background for one of their segments - November 2003
'Splash wins Akita Club of Canada Specialty, November 2002