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Japanese Dog Stays by Mate’s Side

Dogs are known to be incredibly loyal to their human owners, and to their pack mates. There are several stories of amazing Japanese dogs exhibiting extreme loyalty – and this video, taken shortly after the devastating earthquake & tsunami on March 11, 2011, should be added to those stories. PS – Apparently both dogs were […]

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Stranded Japanese Dog Rescued

3 weeks after the tsunami struck Japan (on March 11, 2011), a helicopter spotted a dog stranded on a rooftop of a house that had been swept out to sea, along with a lot of other debris. Watch this incredible rescue: Happily, this dog, named Ban, was later reunited with it’s owner:

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Video – Two Types of Akitas

This video showcases the difference between the tradition Japanese Akita and the heavier boned American Akita. The American Kennel Club and the Canadian Kennel Club are the last of the world’s kennel clubs to recognize that there are in fact two different breeds of Akita. The Fédération Cynologique Internationale and most other kennel clubs have […]

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