When life gives you hurdles, jump. When that hurdle is a hedge, jump higher. When you get stuck ... deal with it.
This Shiba Inu appears to have gotten stuck in a hedge in Japan, and he's certainly dealing with it in the most calm way possible. Twitter user @ snapped a photo of the eerily chilled-out dog, whose head and front legs protrude from the bush.
The dog's composure made the photos a viral hit, and they trended on Reddit on Monday.
The Aug. 17 tweet that contained the photos has since been deleted, but Japanese news aggregator Rocket News kept a screenshot for posterity.
When it comes to Internet memes, Shibas are top dogs -- perhaps second only to the mighty corgi. They're also decent guard dogs in a pinch: