People love their dogs in Japan, from what I can see. Little dogs. They tuck them under their arms and carry them like little accessories. There are a few larger breeds but by and large, the small dog wins their fancy here. Yesterday in Nikko I glanced in the direction of a guy pushing a baby carriage. He gave me a look that made me glance down at the carriage (it’s as though he was proud and wanted me to look at what he was doing, I think. Can’t pinpoint why I looked at them further) and I saw three little dogs dressed as babies in the carriage. (Laurel, take note. They weren’t primates but I am pretty sure you would’ve been tickled to see this!) !? Oh my lady gaga. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing.