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In Hachi: A Dog’s Tale, schoolboy Ronnie tells the story of his grandfather’s dog and the huge impact Hachi had on everyone’s lives. He describes Hachi as his hero and wins over his class with the tale of Hachi’s extraordinary loyalty and...May 21, 2019/No comment
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, 2019/1 comment
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, 2018/8 Comments