10 Dog Breeds That Boast Moustaches & Beards

10 Dog Breeds That Boast Moustaches & Beards

There are many gorgeous looking dog breeds around, from curly coated wonders to smooth haired delights and even some hairless ones. However, the majority of breeds boast great personalities to match their looks. But when it comes to dogs that really do have a “look” of their own, it doesn't get much better than breeds that boast having fanciful moustaches and stylish beards to match!

1. The Coton de Tulear

Not only does the breed have a lovely name, but they are gorgeous looking too. The Coton de Tulear is a small lap dog that takes its name from a town in Madagascar and they have charming moustaches and beards! The breed has become really popular over recent years which is hardly surprising because they are really nice natured little canines that make great family pets. They are cheeky looking with lovely black noses and cute dark eves that peak out from underneath their fringes.

2. The Puli

The Puli has to be one of the most unusual looking breeds of dog on the planet. They are medium in size and originally come from Hungary where they were used for herding livestock. Their coasts are really quite extraordinary and covered with tight curls that are more reminiscent of wonderfully long dreadlocks. Their tight coats help make with waterproofing and offer lots of protection from the bad weather. Pulis have striking dread lock moustaches too which gives them a gorgeous appearance. They are incredibly loyal, energetic and cheerful which makes having them around a real pleasure.

3. The Shih Tzu

The Shih Tzu is one of the cutest looking breeds and they boast charming beards and moustaches. The breed is one the oldest amongst the Tibetan dogs and is thought to look a bit like the Snow-lion. In centuries past, the Shih Tzu was very highly regarded in its native China where they lived in Imperial Palaces. Today, the Shih Tzu is one of the most popular small dogs around, they are bouncy, outgoing little canines with real extrovert personalities.

4. The Australian Silky Terrier

There are many cute breeds on the planet but none so much so as the Australian Silky Terrier. The breed is thought of as a toy dog in their homeland of Australian but are considered as terriers in Europe. They are renowned for being wonderfully inquisitive and extremely intelligent, loving to be busy all the time. Their moustaches and beards add loads of character to an already charming canine and if they are long coated, this truly is beautifully silky and sleek.

5. Lhasa Apso

The Lhasa Apso boasts a lovely coat and their name includes the word beard – namely Apso. They are gorgeous looking canines with their beards and moustaches that add so much to their character making them a very popular choice as a companion. They are very happy little canines and they adore being around their owners always inquisitive and wanting to be involved in everything that's happening around the home.

6. Bearded Collie

The Bearded Collie is one of the most popular breeds around. Originally bred to herd, they are delightful characters with their lush beards and smart moustaches. They originate from Scotland and where they were commonly found helping shepherds on the northern hills mustering sheep and other livestock. Today, this lovely breed is renowned for being great family pets, always ready to be involved with everything that goes on in the household.

7. Yorkshire terrier

The delightful and ever popular Yorshire Terrier boasts a lovely moustache and beard. The breed is considered as being a “toy-dog” often referred to simply as Yorkies. They are energetic little characters and always full of fun. Over the years, the breed has become a firm favourite of people who live in flats and people who cannot go out for long walks, because these little canines don't need as much exercise as other larger breeds of dog.

8. Berger des Pyrénées

The Berger des Pyrénées is a very handsome dog with their lovely long coats,moustaches and elegant beards. The breed boasts gorgeous large, hairy ears which completes the picture perfectly. The Berger des Pyrénéesalso has a lovely thick, shaggy coat. They need lots of exercise which means they are the ideal pet for people who love spending time in the great outdoors with a highly intelligent canine friend who will keep them going for hours.

9. Polski Owczarek Nizinny

The Polski Owczarek Nizinny (also known as the Polish Lowland Sheepdog) is an shaggy looking canine and they boast wonderful moustaches and beards. Their fringes are long, covering their eyes which gives them great character. The breed originates in Hungary where they were used as herding dogs – and where they are still very highly prized. They are relatively new to the dog scene and to date have found fans in many countries of the world because not only are they great looking dogs but very kind natured too.

10. Maltese

Maltese dogs are one of the cutest breeds around and they have very striking beards and moustaches. They are lovely characters and a pleasure to have in the home.

Even when they are puppies, their beards and moustaches are evident giving them a really cute appeal. The breed is thought to be one of the most ancient in the world. They are considered as being a “toy” breed and one that does not shed their coats too much which is gorgeously long and silky!


Owning any kind of dog is great fun but a lot of responsibility goes into keeping healthy, fit and happy. However, dogs give people so much in return and are true masters of bringing a smile to your face when you least expect it. The 10 lovely breeds mentioned above are just some of the great characters whose personalities seriously match their wonderful looks!

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