Various copycat tokens including Shiba Inu (SHIB), Husky (HUSKY) and Akita Inu (AKITA), has been created due to interest in DOGE.
Also, hitting its high on Tuesday of $0.00002904, Akita Inu gained 32,933% in 30 days. The trading volume over the past 24 hours was a mammoth $177 million according to CoinGecko.
A lot of attention is recently given to SHIB by retail investors currently and with data from CoinGecko showing that $5.4 million worth of SHIB traded hands in the past 24 hours. The price plunged after Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin gave away vast amounts of the token on Wednesday. Despite its volatility, SHIBA is still up 12,263% since its inception.