The Akita is a dog native to Akita Prefecture where has Odate city.
Odate is deeply related to Akita inu historically and called the hometown of the Akita.
There is an anual event that the Akita from all Japan conpete for their figure or lie of hair and so on.
You can freely see the Akita in the place.
Event: Akita Dog Exhibition
【Date】May 3rd every year
【Place】Keijo Park (Nakajo, Odate-shi, Akita-ken)
The information is as of May 3rd 2017.