When Charley Longfellow was exploring Japan, he happened upon a puppy, who was affectionately named Zero by himself and the men he was traveling with. One day, Charley and the men got caught in a snow storm while walking the 30 miles back to town, however, the others took carriages to avoid getting wet, while Charley continued walking in the snow. Zero stayed by his side the entire time, and when they got back, Zero ran around the tea house all muddy and dirty, messing the mats up as she puttered around. It took the entire tea house to catch her and wash her….