Dogs with beards

Beardstock to hosts inaugural Dog Beard Photo Contest

Submitted Photo Cooper is a competitor in the 2017 Dog Beard Photo Contest hosted by Beardstock.

For the first time in Beardstock history, canines will have the chance to earn the title of best beard in show.

Today through Wednesday, March 22, dog owners can compete in the 2017 Dog Beard Photo Contest by uploading their photos at

Canines can compete in the real beard category that features their naturally grown hair or contend in the fake beard bracket in which owners can apply accessories or costume pieces to give their canine a bearded appearance.

The winner will be decided by an online voting system that tallies likes and reactions to photos featuring dogs with beards.

On Saturday, March 25 during Beardstock, the dog with the most likes and reactions will earn a deluxe dog grooming package provided by Pearls Pet Parlor.

To learn more about the Dog Beard Photo Contest, visit