Newfound international and domestic interest in the breed has propelled visitor numbers to the Akita Dog Museum. Photo: AFP

Akita dog honoured by Japanese police for saving the life of an elderly woman

  • Mame, a 12-year-old from the town of Senboku, in Akita Prefecture, alerted her owner to the old lady, who was slumped by the side of the road
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Newfound international and domestic interest in the breed has propelled visitor numbers to the Akita Dog Museum. Photo: AFP
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