Tsunami Dog 'Ban' Back With Owner

Pooch was plucked from house wreckage after 3 weeks at sea
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2011 6:36 PM CDT

(Newser) – Ban, the Japanese wonder dog who survived the tsunami and three weeks adrift in the wreckage of his home, is back with his owner, reports Gawker. And yes, this pales in comparison to the ongoing humanitarian crisis over there, writes Maureen O'Connor, and we should "give a damn about 18,000 people, not a dog named Ban!" But really, just, "Awwwww." Watch the video in the gallery. (Read more Japan earthquake stories.)

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