23 Dogs Who Might Be Bears In Disguise

These dogs are definitely dogs, but it's okay if you have some doubts. Whether they're Ursidae or Canidae, they're totally freaking adorable.

1. Black bears are native to North America. But this isn't a black bear; it's a puppy.

Black Chow Chow puppy
credit: Facebook

2. Polar bears are native to the Arctic Circle, and apparently also to this person's backyard.

Golden retriever puppy
credit: Instagram

3. Pandas aren't technically bears. Neither is this Chow Chow.

Chow Chow with fur dyed to look like a panda
credit: ZUMA Press

4. Teddy bears are (sort of) bears, but dogs that look like teddy bears are not.

Goldendoodle puppy
credit: Kate Agnew

5. Dog? Bear? Who can tell?

Black Chow Chow with its face covered in snow
credit: Imgur

6. Okay, this is obviously a bear.

Chow Chow puppy
credit: Reddit

7. "Am I a bear? Am I a dog? I just don't know."

Mixed breed dog that looks like a bear with a contemplative expression
credit: Reddit

8. It's those cute little doggy paws that give her away.

Pomeranian mix puppy
credit: Imgur

9. Vicious bear attack!

10. A mix of German Shepherd, Akita, and Corgi? If you say so ...

Mixed breed dog that looks like a bear
credit: Reddit

11. Why did this guy trade in his dog for a bear?

Photo set of puppy growing up to look like a bear
credit: Reddit

12. So realistic!

Puppy that looks like a bear
credit: Reddit

13. Did you know you can keep a polar bear in your tub?

Wet dog in bathtub looks like a polar bear
credit: Reddit

14. This bear says, "Woof."

15. This bear is grumpy.

Puppy looks like a frowning bear
credit: Imgur

16. Bear cub? Dog cub? We might as well flip a coin.

Puppy that looks like a bear cub
credit: Reddit

17. A fearsome polar bear yawn!

Fluffy white puppy yawning
credit: Reddit

18. Sir, are you aware that there's a bear in your backseat?

Man with big bear-like dog in backseat of car
credit: Imgur

19. "I'm totally not a bear" ;)

Winking bear-like dog sitting on man's lap
credit: Reddit

20. Someone get this hungry little teddy bear a snack.

21. Keeping a bear on a leash in public is a pretty ballsy move.

Bear-like dog sitting next to owner at picnic table
credit: Reddit

22. Who's a good bear? Is it you? Yes it is!

Puppy that looks like a bear cub
credit: Bored Panda

23. Who cares what kind of animal this is? Just let us cuddle it!