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...

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

Bring Hachi Home campaign begins…

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To focus awareness on the plight of the isolated Fukushima dogs, the Hachiko Coalition is spearheading a fundraising drive. The Hachiko Coalition officially announced the launch of its Bring Hachi Home campaign on Friday. The Bring Hachi Home campaign is...

July 7, 2011/3 Comments

The Animals of Fukushima, Japan need Your Help Now!

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The Hachiko Coalition calls attention to the animals of Fukushima left inside the evacuation zone in Japan. To follow the most recent developments of this ongoing emergency, please visit the Hachiko Coalition website. On April 21, the Japanese government...

June 3, 2011/7 Comments

“Hachi”- a Chow/Akita mix needs a home!

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County firefighters brought a Hachi dog into “Affordable Animal Hospital” in Torrance with third-degree burns covering over 60 to 70 percent of his body. He was nothing but a sweetheart from the time he was carried in – black and charred...

March 16, 2011/No comment