What a sweetie! She'll be good company too. My DD's Jack Russell will run the invisible fence if he's after a rabbit; his collar's on Fry Daddy, Fry! setting and he just doesn't care when he's motivated. Are Akitas the same way?
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper