It is the purpose of the Japanese Akita Club of America, Inc. (JACA) to preserve the purity of the Japanese Akita and to educate the public about the breed. JACA pursues this commitment by engaging in activities which aid, promote, and foster the preservation and betterment of purebred Akitas.

JACA is a U.S.-based non-profit charitable 501(c)(3) organization recognized as the Japanese Akita breed parent club by the United Kennel Club (UKC) and World Union of Akita Club (WUAC).