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Meet Maru, an adorable five-year-old Shiba Inu from Japan. This little guy isn’t any old dog; he’s the most popular dog in the world. Don’t believe us? Just check out his Instagram account and the 1,800 photos with about 400 comments… each. Most human beings don’t even get that much attention on the Internet. It’s hard to say why Maru is so popular, but the following photo gallery might give you a good idea.

Not to be confused with the chubby, box-loving cat of the same name, this little pup is stealing hearts all over the world.

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▼  Not afraid to get dirty.Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 4

▼ Baby Maru!!!Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 5

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▼  Ryan Gosling, you are no longer the cutest thing in a Cabbie hat.Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 7

▼ Look at that poofy butt!Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 8

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▼ Soaking up the sun.Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 10

Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 11▼  Even cat lovers can’t resist that face.

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▼ Lazy days are the best.Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 15

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▼ Dino buddy for bedtime.Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 19

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▼ Hi there.Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 22

▼ Peek-a-boo!Maru, The Most Popular (And Possibly Cutest) Dog in the World 23

▼  Sakura and Shiba Inu.

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PS – Maru has 387,823 followers on Instagram. How many do you have?

Source: Hamusoku