Rare Photos Of Hachiko, The World’s Most Loyal Dog

Hachiko, a golden brown Akita, was born on November 10, 1923 at a farm located in Ōdate, Akita Prefecture, Japan. In 1924, Hidesaburō Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at the Tokyo Imperial University, took Hachikō as a pet and brought him to live in Shibuya, Tokyo. Continue reading »

Japanese Food Stall Staffed By An Adorable Shiba-Inu Dog

Food stalls in Japan have apparently gone to the dogs. The aptly-named “Dog’s Sweet Potato Shop”, a small kiosk selling roasted sweet potatoes, in Sapporo, Japan is manned (dogged?) by a three-year-old Shiba-Inu dog. Continue reading »

The Weird World of Competitive Dog Grooming

Feast your eyes on the most outlandish pooches you are ever likely to spot courtesy of America’s most extreme dog grooming competitions. Some people really shouldn’t be allowed to own pets… Continue reading »

Life-Size Crochet Sighting In Kyröskoski, Finland, Bet You Had To Look Twice!

Liisa Hietanen was born in Lohja, Finland in 1981. She graduated as Bachelor of Design from Lahti University of Applied Sciences in 2007 and as Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tampere University of Applied Sciences in 2012. She currently lives and works in Hämeenkyrö, Finland. Continue reading »

Vancouver Cops, Four-Legged Pals Pose For 2019 Police Dog Charity Calendar

Vancouver police have released their 2019 canine calendar, starring action-packed and cuddly photos of their police dogs. The $15 calendar features police dogs and their handlers in their best crime-fighting poses and was created by retired Sgt. Mike Anfield in honour of his wife, Candy, a police officer who died of breast cancer in 2004. Since 2010, calendar sales have raised more than $200,000. All proceeds go to the BC Cancer Foundation and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Continue reading »