When it comes to facial hair, people tend to either love it or hate it. Then again, it may also have a lot to do with their ability to grow a full, beautiful beard, rather than just some scraggly extra fur on their face.
If you happen to be somebody who enjoys having facial hair that never goes away, then you are sure to love this dog’s crazy beard. Let’s be realistic, if you love dogs, you are going to love his beard!
One look and you will be able to see with ease why his online fans have nicknamed him ‘Chewbacca.’
Tatiana Kovalenok is the owner of Nuts, a Belgian Griffon. They live together in Moscow and it seems as if the beard is natural and doesn’t require any ‘special treatment.’
The beard first ‘became noticeable at eight months’ and it hasn’t shown any signs of going away.
Now that Chewbacca is three years old, Tatiana said she “never actually paid attention to it until I started receiving comments from my followers on Instagram.”
Nuts’ owner told the DoDo:
“Almost every day when we walk, we get reactions from random people regarding his appearance and his beard. Kids usually say that he’s a ‘funny dog’ or ‘looks like a grandpa.’ Older people always mention him as a stylish dog, saying something like: ‘Look at the beard he has.’ Some people call him hipster or even Chewbacca.”
Nuts has his own Instagram account, so you can always check up on the latest pictures. He has thousands of followers and is growing.
“I never actually paid attention to his beard. I would even ask my groomer to make his beard it a little shorter because he looked too old to me. One day I decided not to touch the beard and posted the photo after grooming to Instagram and I started to receive a lot of comments from my followers about the beard being so big.”
“We don’t do any special treatment for the beard, we just wash it when Nuts takes a shower. It grows by itself and the hair is so smooth we don’t even have to comb it and it never tangled. Many people say that Nuts is very trendy as it’s very popular nowadays for men to wear thick beards.”
It is not uncommon for Belgian Griffons to have extra hair on their face compared to their body hair.
When you look at Nuts, you might think he is a bit rough and tumble. Tatiana said nothing could be further from the truth. She said: “He is kind, as a matter of fact, he doesn’t even bite. He is an overly attached dog, that’s his main trait. He always has to be near me. If I watch a movie he just has to jump on my lap, he follows me everywhere.”
I love to write and it keeps me busy. I've been working online, full time since 1999.
Help Rescue Animals
Provide food and vital supplies to shelter pets at The Animal Rescue Site for free! →