The Akita is officially recognized as a national treasure in Japan. To the Japanese, these powerful and alert dogs symbolize health, happiness, and a long life. Helen Keller introduced the first Akita to the United States. Admired for their devotion and courage, they are also exceptionally clean dogs. This magnificent Akitas square wall calendar will encourage you to enjoy a healthy and happy year. Includes a free download of the DogDays™ app for the smartphone and tablet, which grants access to the world's most captivating dog photos and backgrounds, fun puzzles, and a calendar featuring your favorite furry friends.