Whining is one of innate conduct and is exhibited by nearly all the dogs. You can find Akitas exhibiting it more often. The main hindrance to control this behaviour is that dogs usually are not having any realization of it. In many situations the whining can be justified.
Timing is All Things
The major magic to regulate the Akita whining is to aid the dog in understanding that when it can be justified and when not. Simple but perfect way to do this is respond to or give heed to your Akita when the whining can be justified, for example requirement to go outside.
Usually it is easy to say but difficult to do. It is better to know deeply a troublesome behaviour of whining before you step in to rectify that.
Akita whining does not only mean that there is something wrong with her health. She can whine for plenty of causes like anxiety, hurt, boredom, fear, upset etc.
If you find a sudden great whining of your dog, fist make it clear that there is no medical cause for it, then go for her training.
The biggest complication to control Akita whining is that whining is an instinct. So this behaviour being quite natural, its curbing by punishing can make the things further complicated. An upset Akita whining if is punished for whining, will become more upset and will go on whining further without having any sensation of her inappropriateness.
What Can Be Done?
Find the real cause of Akita Whining:
Do not take it as that there is no solution to this trouble. The solution is there, but multifarious treatment is required. Doing anything else first you must find the real cause of activation of whining, then select an appropriate solution based on the type of the cause. It will give you success in your mission.
Lots of methods used in obedience training will fit well to address the problem of ‘Akita Whining.’. For example you are across an Akita whining due to separation anxiety problem, you address her anxiety, the whining will be curbed automatically.