This Dog Chasing A Street View Car Is The Cutest Thing On Google Maps

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

Another week brings another unexpected dog spot.

This one comes courtesy of Street View, Skynet's Google's ongoing effort to map the world with panoramic images captured by roving automobiles mounted with hi-def cameras.

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

Caught in the digital lens last week was this handsome Shibe (or, at the least, Shibe-like pup), who was chilling with his human near a boat dock in Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture.

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

Because dogs gonna dog, the good boy promptly gave pursuit when the car motored past.

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

Fortunately, traffic in the area was light so there wasn't too much danger to the zooming doggo.

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

As you can, he seemed plenty STOKED about the whole thing (no shame here, this is a judgement free zone).

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

STOKED, I TELL YA!

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
"doin me a heckn chase"
credit: Google Maps

He even got an opportunity to flash his cornering skills like the boss dog he is when the street opened up to include an adjacent gravel lot.

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

Like so many shaggy dog stories, this one came to a close at a literal dead end ....

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

.... but not before we were treated to one last snap of the internet's new favorite pupper.

Google Street View car captures Japanese dog doin a chase
credit: Google Maps

Not all that surprisingly, the chasing canine rode a wave of viral buzz on the social web.

"Find this dog so we can properly worship him," quipped one woman.

"Ok but this is the best thing I’ve seen all day," added another.

"Surrounded by the darkness in headlining news, alas there is some light," opinied a third.

Ain't technology grand? Retrace the sequence for yourself here.