Bowdu is very welcoming with new people whom we invite to our place. But out in public, he’s much more cautious.

People who actively call out to him typically get ignored. Especially men.

11 January 2012 Typically aloof

Even if the other party also has a Shiba. See how they silently maintain their pact of aloofness?

If lucky, a stranger might receive a cool, disinterested sniff. Bowdu would rather crane his neck than step forward.

25 October 2012 Bowdu sniffs a stranger

This dog’s not gonna be your instabuddy, bro.