Loyal Friend Refused To Leave The Body Of Her Dead Companion, Until She Was Rescued

NoKillKernPublished: November 26, 2015Updated: December 1, 20151,547,798 views
Published: November 26, 2015Updated: December 1, 2015

Rescue group out of Bakersfield, California, 'No Kill Kern' shares the unbelievable story of their encounter with a stray dog's loyalty never seen before. Appropriately named Hachika, she refused to leave her fallen companion who was struck down by a car. Each night she would sleep with the bones.

No Kill Kern received a call about a dog that had been living in a field for over two months. Volunteers had a hard time finding the dog in the corn fields, but when they eventually did find it, the sight their eyes fell upon was both beautiful and heartbreaking. A female dog lost her best friend when they were hit by a car, and she faithfully stayed by her fallen friend’s side, even after she had been reduced to nothing but bones.

Her loyalty has earned her the name Hachika, after the famously loyal dog of legend from Japan. It would appear that Hachika was cut from the same cloth as her namesake. There’s isn’t a lot known about her past, but what is known is that she has absolutely refused to leave her friend’s side. The dog that she palled around with had apparently been hit by a car at some point, and died either because of her injuries or because of the exposure, dehydration, and starvation she faced as a result of them.

Regardless, Hachika’s love for her friend meant that she wasn’t leaving her body until they both could be rescued. Today, she has been adopted and is part of a loving forever family.

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      BillK · 1 year ago


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      Parker949f · 1 year ago

      Very touching....I am so glad you rescued her! A sweet ending for a very loyal girl.

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      jsteveallington · 35 weeks ago

      The surviving dog looks be mostly German Sheperd, a very well known, tried, tested and respected breed of dog.