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Bring the Hachi spirit into your world through the practice of love, loyalty, and friendship - the values that Hachi and our beloved canine friends live every moment of every day.

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I’m Vicki, the creator-producer of Hachi: A Dog’s Tale. My mission is simple: Share Hachi’s tale with the world to help people transform their lives, heal the world around them, and increase compassion and respect for our animal friends.

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Hachi’s story is one of inspiration, one that teaches us all about the importance of loyalty, faith and undying love.

The legacy of Hachi is one that has transcended time and space - starting out in a small village in Japan and eventually making its way to movie screens around the world. The wide appeal of Hachi’s story is in the potent, radiant energy of a dog’s love, loyalty and faithfulness. These qualities that come so easily to dogs are not so easy to us humans, which is why they’re so transformative.

Deeply emotional animals, our dogs feel experiences. They love unconditionally. And the reward for doing so is that our furry friends make us better, kinder, and more emotionally in tune with the world around us.

Animals don't speak our language - they have no “voice". But they speak to us in a more profound way than humans do. When you listen, you will receive powerful lessons that could change your life.

Hachi's spirit lives on every time his story is told around the world.

 

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The heartwarming true story of Hachikō, the Loyal Dog of Shibuya.

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Inspired by Hachikō's captivating story and Vicki's own dog, Hachi.

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Enjoy a healthy dose of Hachi Life posts - filled with fun, clarity, smiles and feel-it-in-your-bones wisdom. On top of this, you’ll receive:

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The Pets who Survived Hurricane Dorian

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As Hurricane Dorian made its way over the Bahamas and up the east coast of the United States and Canada last week, we’re still only beginning to understand the damage it has caused so far, particularly in hard-hit areas like the Bahamas. Unfortunately,...

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Dog Bucket List: 10 Fun Things to be Like Hachi!

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Many of you have probably thought about your lives and come up with all the things you want to do before your time here is up…but what about your dog? For that reason, we must cherish the time we have left with them. Making a dog bucket list is the best...

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Do you love your (Hachi) dog more than humans?

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I take lots of photos on my travels like most of us. Except, the majority of my holiday pictures are of the local dogs! When I walk down a street I’m often not looking at the people, but dogs. If you find yourself thinking that you care more about your...

April 23, 2019/4 Comments

Understanding A Dog’s Emotions: Why They’re Our Best Friends

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It can often take a lot when understanding a dog's emotions. There is something truly special about the bond between us and our dogs. For centuries we’ve kept them as our companions, allowing them to hear our greatest fears, know our biggest dreams, and...

March 26, 2019/No comment

My Trip to Tokyo: Seeking Hachiko

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When I first spotted Hachiko's statue at Shibuya Station, it was love at first sight. Soon after being introduced to his story, I adopted a Shiba puppy and named him after the loyal dog. We were inseparable for sixteen years, all the way up until his...

March 12, 2019/5 Comments

Living the Good (Hachi) Life – How Hachi’s Dog Tale Can Inspire Us All to Live Adventurously and in the Moment

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My childhood is filled with memories of adventure - running through fields to catch mice, making friends with chameleons, hauling my little red wagon door-to-door to sell flower seeds to neighbors. .. Since I was little, I’ve been called to chase...

February 12, 2019/6 Comments
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