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...
Responding to the pleas from desperate animal owners, Hiroshi Hoshi and Leo Hoshi helped rescue animals that were “left behind” during the devastating tsunami in Japan two years ago. They saved over 200 animal lives and reunited beloved pets...March 15, 2013/3 Comments
One man will always be associated with Fukushima’s animals – 55-year-old Naoto Matsumura, a former construction worker who lives in the 12.5 mile exclusion zone to care for its four-legged survivors. He is known as the “Guardian of Fukushima...March 6, 2012/1 comment
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 after the March 11th tsunami...July 7, 2011/3 Comments