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3 Puppies Have Randomly Become a Huge Tourist Attraction in Japan

June 25, 2018
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3 Puppies Have Randomly Become a Huge Tourist Attraction in Japan
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The power of social media has turned a residential neighborhood in Japan into a must-see attraction. Three quirky shiba inus have been known to poke their heads out of holes in the concrete wall surrounding their home – and tourists have begun flocking to see the good boys.

The holes started out as a means to improve the airflow of the owner's garden, according to Lonely Planet, but soon became a lookout point for the dogs. They seemingly responded to anything intriguing outside, so passersby loved to get their attention. However, the dogs really started getting attention when they went viral a few times on social media.

One Taiwanese YouTuber, Migeul Yeh, made his way to Japan just to see the dogs, and he made a video about the experience. Lots of Instagram and Twitter posts have also allowed the street in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan to gain a lot of traction.

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This tweet in Japanese shows images of the dogs eagerly perched out of their respective holes.

The dogs now have a sign above their holes showing their names and relaying an important message: Don't feed them. It seems that the owner is happy with the shiba inus becoming famous, so long as they're protected from the questionable food that people might give them.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BjPpukynh9u/?utm_source=ig_embed

If you're going to Japan, you might want to stop by the neighborhood to see the three shiba inus. Or plan a trip to see them!