Part 2. INSPIRATIONAL PET STORIES: a dog named Hachikō from Japan

Hachikō was an Akita dog born on a farm near the city of Odate, Japan. He is remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, for whom he continued to wait for over nine years following his death.

POEMS: “Life” by Henry Van Dyke

Let me but live my life from year to year, With forward face and unreluctant soul;
Not hurrying to, nor turning from the goal;
Not mourning for the things that disappear, In the dim past, nor holding back in fear