After the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, many people were forced to leave their pets behind. One dog was rescued after what is believed to be three weeks at sea. Groups have worke d to provide care and shelter to the animals and to reunite them with their owners.
April 12, 2011 An abandoned dog stands within the exclusion zone, about four miles from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Futaba, Fukushima prefecture. Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images Buy Photo