Canadian company Ask The Doctor will now accept SHIB payments

Canada-based online medical service provider ‘Ask the Doctor’ has announced that it has added $1.5 million (approximately Rs 11.26 crore) worth of Shiba Inu (SHIB) to its balance sheet. According to the disclosure, Ask the Doctor has secured around 31 billion SHIB tokens through well-known crypto exchange Kraken, as it is going to accept this token as a payment option. Ask the Doctor also began accepting bitcoin as a payment option in 2016, making it the first Canadian healthcare company to do so.

ask the doctor has told That crypto users were demanding it. Notably among these is SHIBARMY, which was demanding to accept this token as a payment option.

So why didn’t the company add Shiba Inu’s rival DodgeCoin? The company was taking a decision to add Shiba Inu and Dodgecoin as payment options and for this it asked its 27,000 strong followers on Twitter. The company asked its followers to clarify who they would like to include. Nearly 90 percent of the followers voted for SHIB. Most of Ask the Doctor’s users are from Canada and have been supporting cryptocurrencies in recent times.

However, this does not mean that the company is going to discontinue the Dodgecoin payment option. Just last month, the company started accepting DodgeCoin for healthcare services along with partners.

Ask the Doctor is an online healthcare startup founded in 2010. Its customers seek medical advice from the doctor through text message or video streaming. Former NBA players Israel Idonize and Dikembe Mutumbo are among the co-founders of Ask the Doctor.

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