Japan is very much popular among tourists because of its natural beauty. There are hundreds of gardens filled with mesmerizing flowers and there is no doubt that you would feel reluctant to come back once you visit this romantic land! The people, the flowers and even nature has its own unique flavor and many people fall in love with this beauty at once. Here, we have some pictures of such landscapes and the specialty of these pictures is that all of them are adorned by a cute dog!
Masayo Ishizuki aka ISSY-RIDER is the owner of these photographs. She has captured the beauty of Hitachi Seaside Park in Tsukuba, Ibaraki prefecture and she has used her Shiba Inu dog, Hachi to add more glamour to the floral backdrops of millions of flowers!
Shiba Inu is a symbolic canine breed in Japan. The Shiba is the smallest of the six original Japanese dogs (Akita Inu, Shikoku Inu, Kishu Inu, Hokkaido, and Kai Ken) which were all bred before the 19th century.
According to Ishizuki, she has started taking photos of Hachi back in 2012 and she has added them to her Instagram page. She says “ he looks really sharp in flowers and is ridiculously cute.” In fact, he now has 18.1K Instagram followers.
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#1. Hachi loves to play among the flowers just as much as his owner likes to capture him posing with them!
Since 2016, Ishizuka has been taking pictures working with a single lens reflex camera. However, it has not been that easy to work with Hachi at the beginning. His owner says “He was very scared of dogs, but now he is very friendly with everyone”.
#2. The cutest among pretty flowers!
According to the American Kennel club, Shibas are considered as the number one companion dog in Japan because of their lineage and personality. They are high in energy and are very loyal to their owners. However, Hachi is not the first Shiba Inu Ishizuki had. “Before that, I lived with Shiba Inu ‘Ron’ but he died in December 2015”.
#3. Hachi looking against the blue sky!
#4. Golden flowers would be unseen with his cuteness!
#5. Hachi among millions of flowers!
#6. See the little cutie!
#7. Hachi with a bow!
#8. The two friends with flowers!
Shiba Inus have become a part of Japanese culture. They have three different words to describe ‘the essence of a Shiba.’ Kan-i – which refers to their alertness and bravery; Ryosei – which means being good-natured, loyal, and obedient; and sodoku – which describes their easy, natural good looks.
These dogs have many unique traits. When they are under distress, they would release a human-like a wail and the funny thing is that their possible causes of stress include baths of having nails clipped. However, they are considered as a very clean breed. You would hardly seem them playing in puddles and the best thing is that their coats are dirt-repellent. So, they do not need to be washed as much as the other breeds.
All these pictures with Hachi were taken at Hitachi Seaside park and this park is special as it is the home of a variety of colorful flowers and grasses. It is estimated that 4.5 million nemophila plants can be found in the park and the park is spaned over 350 hectares and out of this only 200 hectares are open to the public.
So, scroll down to see some wonderful photographs and there is no doubt that you would end up loving Hachi more and more!
#9. Smile with the breeze!
#10. let him be hidden among the blooms!
#11. Hachi posing with majesty!
#12. smile like this when you are with flowers!
#13. Pick the cutest!
#14. Can anyone pose better than him?
#15. when he is truly happy!
#16. half-closed eyes are a sign of true happiness.
#17. When you need to ignore the gaze of your crushes!
#18. Hide among the flowers!
#19. The happy-looking dog!