Nobuyori Yoshimoto

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Tokushima group trains abandoned dogs for rescue roles

National Feb 3, 2016

Tokushima group trains abandoned dogs for rescue roles

Local authorities across Japan are struggling to reduce the number of abandoned pets they put down. But a program by Tokushima Prefecture aims to improve the situation by turning unwanted dogs into rescue and therapy animals. Tokushima Prefectural Animal Welfare Center will attempt to train ...

Travel tours for stuffed toys a hit with the elderly, disabled

National Jan 7, 2015

Travel tours for stuffed toys a hit with the elderly, disabled

Elderly and disabled people, as well as those too busy to travel, haven taken to booking holiday tours for their stuffed toys. Ecocoro Tokushima, a supplier of nursing care products based in the town of Itano, Tokushima Prefecture, organizes these tour packages, which come complete ...