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Loyal Dog Won’t Leave Spot Where Owner Died In Car Crash 18 Months Ago, So Locals Built Him A Home

greek hachiko

A loyal dog in Greece recently melted the hearts of millions around the world after it was reported that it has spent the last 18 months at a roadside shrine where his owner tragically lost his life in a traffic accident.

Nicknamed the “Greek Hachiko” as a reference to the Japanese dog that famously waited for its owner, HidesaburĊ Ueno, at Shibuya Station in Tokyo every day – even after his death in 1925, turning up as usual until his own death almost 10 years later, the unnamed white dog has reportedly been living at a roadside shrine near the Greek town of Nafpaktos for the last year and a half. Despite several the efforts of several locals to adopt the dog, he keeps escaping and always returns to the place where his owner lost his life in a car crash.

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