The dog days are over for one small shop in Tokyo and it’s four legged attendant.
Shiba the Shiba Inu, has been dutifully serving customers and commuters in the area around the Musashi-Koganei Train Station for years.
Shiba can teach WalMart greeters a thing or two about attentiveness and friendliness, greeting customers at the window as they arrive.
The adorable Shiba Inu, one of Japan’s six ancient breeds, became a tourist attraction in his own right with his spot on customer service and quirky personality.
When business is slow, Shiba likes to munch on cucumbers, a snack he re-purposes as a pillow when he’s full.
And Shiba was always happy to take a picture for his fans.
Shiba’s last day of work was October 30th. His popular Instagram account will continue to remain active.
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