A Dog – a Person's Best Friend
It is estimated that dogs have been human companions for about 15,000 years. Dogs seem to develop very tight social 1. chains
ropes with their owners. The relationship is often mutual, so many pet lovers consider their dog 2. been
to be a member of the family. The experience proves that dogs can be praised 3. on
to a couple of amazing qualities, but their genuine devotion to humans is probably the most obvious reason 4. what
when dogs are called people´s best friends. Throughout history, countless examples of dogs’ incredible loyalty can be 5. found
founding What may first come to your mind, is the name Hachiko, an Akita dog, 6. whom
that heart-breaking story was made into a movie. The American drama touched the hearts of millions of viewers all around the world.
The real Hachiko was born in Japan in the 1920s. He 7. has been owned
owned by a Japanese professor called Ueno who gave the dog his name based on the crooked shape of his legs. Originally, Hachiko was a gift to the professor’s daughter. When she 8. grew up
brought up and left the parental household, her father kept the dog. Professor Ueno commuted to and from work on a 9. days
day’s basis. Every morning Hachiko walked to the train station accompanying his master. In the afternoon Hachiko came to greet him. However, one day Hatchiko’s beloved owner died of stroke during a class. For the first time Hachiko didn’t see his owner at the station on the usual time. But the dog never gave up waiting. For the next nine years, no matter what the weather was 10. liking
like , Hachiko kept coming to the station until his death in 1935. When he died, the local people buried Hachiko in the cemetery next to his master.
Adapted from https://www.rover.com/blog/dogs-called-mans-best-friend/#, https://www.animalwised.com/the-true-story-of-hachiko-the-faithful-dog-1474.html