Chihuahua born with
"How much is that
doggie in the window?
I do hope that doggie's
world as the tiny dog
made television appearances worldwide.
puppy born in Japan with a natural heart shaped pattern on his coat has
captured the hearts of animal lovers around the world.
Heart-kun, as he has
been named by owner Emiko Sakurada, was born on May 18, 2007, one of a
litter of puppies at the Pucchin Dogs shop.
His natural heart-shaped
markings on his fur have made him an instant star in Japan. And it was
a case of puppy love across the
Shop owner Ms Sakurada
got the surprise of her life when she saw the birthmark heart markings
in the fur of her tiny pooch.
it was the first time a puppy with these marks had been born out of the
1,000 animals that she has bred.
Since Heart-kun was
born, he has brought a lot of luck, according to Ms Sakurada. He sister
got lucky on the lottery and won a concert ticket.
has been inundated with requests from people wanting to purchase the unique
puppy. But they can keep their paws off him, she says, for her little four-legged
friend ain't going nowhere!