Akita

Akita. Helen Keller is believed to have brought the first Akita to the United States.

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso. The first Lhasa Apsos came to the United States in 1933 as a gift from the Dalai Lama to Charles Suydam Cutting, the first westerner to enter Lhasa, the forbidden city in Tibet.c