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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.
How do your personality traits align with Hachi?
Do you have The Hachi Spirit? Take this fun quiz to discover how much you're like Hachi - the legendary, loyal Akita dog who waited almost 10 years for his owner's return.
The heartwarming true story of Hachikō, the Loyal Dog of Shibuya.
Inspired by Hachikō's captivating story and Vicki's own dog, Hachi.
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Open Your Heart To Hachi’s Simple Yet Profound Lessons
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:
- What your “best friend” really thinks about you.
- How to understand your pup’s “dog talk”.
- How to live The Hachi Life – starting today!
- Support on your pet loss journey.
Whenever I had to leave Hachi I knew I would be getting a crazy welcome when I returned. I used to have a vacation home in Honolulu… when I came home Hachi would be looking out the window for me and go frantic with wiggle-waggles! He’d do an excited happy...April 9, 2019/No comment
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
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
Our dogs are our reflections. I think we all have seen people who act just like their dogs -- and vice versa. But why is that so? How do our dogs seem to be just like us? .. Do you remember that animated movie, 101 Dalmatians? It was such a unique movie...February 26, 2019/No comment
Living the Good (Hachi) Life – How Hachi’s Dog Tale Can Inspire Us All to Live Adventurously and in the MomentThe Hachi Life (Inspiration)friendshiphachiloveloyaltyadventurebasketscartchaptersdecidedexperiencefeelfeltfilledfoundhachihappinesshappyjoinlearnedlifelovetruetrue happiness
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
In the film Hachi: A Dog's Tale, we show Hachi, the main character, seeing the world through his eyes. While we feel closely attuned with our canine friends - they see and think of the world a bit differently from us; through a dog's eyes. .. By nature,...January 29, 2019/2 Comments
Chico “Clapton” Harden July 31, 2005 – August 4, 2018 To our dear Hachi friends around the world – we have lost our beloved Chico, the remaining of our three magnificent Hachi stars. I recall the first time I saw Chico at Boone’s Animals for...August 8, 2018/7 Comments
Many fans ask about how the Hachi dogs are doing today - Here is an update from Forrest, one of the dogs who played Hachi in Hachi: A Dog's Tale....January 12, 2018/No comment
Many fans ask about how the Hachi dogs are doing today - Here is an update from Layla, one of the dogs who played Hachi in Hachi: A Dog's Tale....January 12, 2018/1 comment
Hachi-Themed Gifts to Celebrate Love and Friendship
Keep Hachi close to your heart. Whether you’re looking for your own memorabilia or a special gift for a friend, Hachi treasures serve as lasting reminders of his loyalty and forever love.