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Posted on Nov 3, 2015

After Years Of Dutiful Service, The Shiba Who Ran A Tobacco Shop Retires

Congrats on retirement, Shiba-san! You earned it.

You may remember Shiba-san, the very dutiful shiba who ran a tobacco shop in Japan.

He inspired us with his work ethic and moved us with his poise.

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Sadly, as of October 30th, he decided to close up shop.

We closed the Suzuki Tabacco store on 30 Oct. 2015. Shiba-san has retired as well. Sorry to… https://t.co/hKw5jpbeAR

Even though he was always pretty chill, greeting hundreds of visitors a week was very tiring...

...and honestly, he wanted to spend more time with his friends and family.

Congrats on retirement, Shiba-san! You earned it.

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