December 17, 2019

In Memory: The Animals Lost After the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

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After the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster of March 2011, the Japanese government wouldn’t allow residents to rescue their left-behind pets. It was deemed a health risk. .. Hachiko is just one symbol of the strength, beauty and resistance...

September 12, 2019

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...

Young Italian Fan Pens Love Letters to Hachi

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An Italian girl’s devotion has become part of Japan’s long adoration of its most famous and loyal dog. Ten-year-old Stephanie watched “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale,” and began writing a series of notebooks about Hachiko’s true story. Stephanie, now 15 and a...

April 7, 2015/7 Comments

Champion Racehorse Named After Hachiko Claims Another Race in India

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  A horse with Hachiko’s name ​claimed yet another race in India! Hachi’s story has not only reached all of us humans, but has even gone on to touch the life of a champion reacehorse, too. One year ago, to the day, Hachiko the horse won...

March 15, 2013/No comment

Sophie, 2-Year-Old Maltipoo, Heroically Saves Puppy From Coyote

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There’s nothing quite like a faithful dog. When it comes to being heroic, sometimes it’s all about putting others first and being loyal to those you love, just like this dog! I receive emails about animal devotion, heroics, and messages about...

February 9, 2013/2 Comments

Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: the man left behind in Fukushima

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The untold human suffering and property damage left in the wake of the Fukushima disaster in Japan has been well-documented, but there’s another population that suffered greatly that few have discussed – the animals left behind in the radioactive...

March 6, 2012/1 comment

Katherine Heigl Inspired by “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale”

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Katherine Heigl is making headlines and no, it’s not for her upcoming movie “One for the Money,” but for her initiative to save homeless canines inspired by Hachiko’s loyalty. The actress recently blogged for iVillage’s CelebVillage series voicing...

January 24, 2012/No comment
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