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Japanese company makes birthday cakes for dogs

Feb 05
// Crystal White
Japanese company Lovina has begun selling a pretty unique item. The Tokyo based company sells birthday cakes for dogs! The cakes are made to look like the dog for whom the cake is for, and they're a good l...

Only in Japan: Momo the Police Chihuahua

Nov 27
// Lauren Rae Orsini
This would never fly in America where bigger is always better. I think our K9 squad consists mostly of German Shepherds.However, seven-year-old Momo was able to beat out larger dogs exactly because of her size. Japanese polic...

Japanese dog plays marriage counselor, stops fights

Nov 12
// Crystal White
Sometimes I like to bring you guys just a little bit of pure cuteness. Japan's coverage of animal-based news never ceases to both surprise and entertain me with its ridiculousness.  Recently, a television program covered...

This bathtub dog is the cutest thing you will see today

Oct 24
// Bob Muir
Okay, this one Japanese dog owner puts their dog in their tub for a hot bath. You may think this would lead to lots of splashing around and panicking, but you would be totally wrong, because this dog is too cute for that. He ...


Sad news: Gackt's puppy dies

Oct 12
// Crystal White
I was squealing with glee when Colette posted the cutest thing ever, announcing that Gackt had adopted two puppies, Angie and Dolce. Today it is my sad duty to inform you that one of the puppies died. According to a...

Japanese guy mounts a cam on his dog, gets the scoop on upskirts

Jun 23
// Colette Bennett
Is Underdog the latest and greatest in superhero technology? Well, not quite. Rather, he's just a chihuahua with a clever pervert for an owner. If you want to watch the video, you can click the link below, but be warned that ...

Corgi-napper nabs same Corgi twice in three years

Jul 18
// Zac Bentz
Slow news day? No! Not at all. We here at Japanator have a vested interest in Corgi news. Trust me on this one.Naoto Kobayashi, 43, a super cool guy in Nagoya, just can't keep his paws off of one specific Welsh Corgi. In fact...

Praying dog thinks its people, doesn't realize it lacks a soul.

Feb 17
// John Martone
Are dogs capable of prayer? Probably not, but one chihuahua in Okinawa is capable of joining his front paws together is a prayer-like position, which is newsworthy:Happiness enters my day in the form of an eighteen month old ...

ADV uses the internet to hand out free sunshine, lollipops, and kittens

Dec 20
// John Martone
Stop the presses, ADV has launched a free broadband service to air old and new properties from their library of titles. Topping the list of hot properties... is a sub only version of Gurren Lagann's first episode. No, serious...

Aww, puppies! Check out the most popular Japanese puppy names

Nov 09
// Dale North
Mari was sweet enough to translate Anicom's list of the top puppy names in Japan. Really, I'd give her one of the above Shiba Inu if I could. So, what's the top puppy name of 2007? "Choco." The equa...

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