This week saw a new viral trend sweep the web. Cat beards, a new trend combining the worlds love of beards and cats, to create one of the more unusual viral trends to date.

Feeling left out, dog owners have responded to this viral mania with a new dog beard trend. Leader of the dog beard movement, Vikki Stone tweeted: ‘I found the cat beard too hard, so, ladies & gentlemen, I give you….. THE DOG BEARD.’

The trend is apparently catching on with other dog owners. Another post reads: ‘Cat beards, what the internet was invented for, the sad moment when you have a dog.’

Dog beards are set to rival cat beards as the latest viral sensation. Cat lovers may be winning the viral contest for now, but dog beards are threatening to crash their party.

SLIDESHOW: Dog beards take internet by storm

Published On: May 22 2013 12:31:24 PM EDT

This week saw a new viral trend sweep the web. Cat beards, a new trend combining the worlds love of beards and cats, to create one of the more unusual viral trends to date.

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