Strangers have been fiercely debating that question since a friend of dog groomer, Ryan Horn, posted his photo on Reddit.
For reference, here's a photo of an actual bear cub.
It's pretty close.
But after talking to Horn, Action News can confirm that the furry pet is actually a Pomeranian-mix from Georgia named Bounce.
Horn, who works at the Dog Spot in West Nashville, even sent us a few more photos to prove that the "beardog" is simply a dog.