Just like Hachiko, 15-year-old dog in China waits for owner at the steps of a subway station

  • An old dog that waits all day outside the train station for his owner’s return from work has won the hearts of netizens in China
  • The pooch named Xiongxiong – meaning “Little Bear” – became Internet famous last month after a video-sharing website called Pear Video shared a video of him waiting at the steps of a subway station in Chongqing

Just like Hachiko, the faithful Japanese dog who was revered in Japan for his loyalty towards his master, this elderly dog from China has charmed its way through the hearts of the Chinese netizens.

The pooch named Xiongxiong – meaning “Little Bear” – became famous online last month after a video-sharing website called Pear Video shared a video of him waiting at the steps of a subway station in Chongqing.

According to the South China Morning Post, the 15-year-old dog sits faithfully at the Liziba metro station for 12 hours a day, waiting for his owner to return home from work.

“Xiongxiong is 15 years old and I’ve had him for seven or eight years,” said the owner, who was not named. “Ever since I have had Xiongxiong, he has waited for me every day.”

A truly remarkable pet!

15-year-old loyal dog waits its owner at metro station every day for years.

15-year-old loyal dog waits its owner at metro station every day for years.Xiongxiong (means 'bear' in English), this 15-year-old Chongqing dog has gone viral on Chinese internet recently. It is always seen spending the whole day waiting for its owner at Liziba metro statin, where he goes to work every day in the morning. According to the owner, Xiongxiong has been doing this for 8 or 9 years, from the day it became one of his family members.

Posted by PearVideo on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

 

 

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