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Bred for Loyalty: The Amazing History of the Shiba Inu

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For Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, we used Shiba Inu puppies, instead of the larger Akitas to play the younger Hachi in the film. They grew so fast that we needed to use many during the shoot. My own Hachi was a Shiba Inu. The most popular breed of dog in Japan,...

September 18, 2018/No comment

Rhode Island Welcomes Hachi

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Our Rhode Island Hachi experience was something I could never have imagined! There were so many highlights with making Hachi: A Dog’s Tale. From my remote island life in the South Pacific, suddenly- I was in the middle of a film production. Rhode...

December 28, 2017/No comment
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Vicki Wong & Hachi

Vicki Wong & Hachi
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale was inspired by a combination of Hachikō’s true story and the friendship with my own dog, Hachi, a constant source of joy and comfort.

I created this space to share Hachi’s powerful story and all he represents with the world. My mission is to promote compassion and respect for our cherished animal friends.

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