5 Times Henry Holcomb’s Beard Was Better Than Santa’s


By Adrianna Pitrelli

 INDIANAPOLIS — Who’s got a beard that’s long and white? Must be Santa Claus, right? Yes, Santa has one of the most iconic long, white beards of all time, but there’s a new man in town: First Dog Henry Holcomb.

With a hint of grey in his long, white beard, the 7-year-old Miniature Schnauzer rocks it better than Santa’s year-round.

In an email from the governor’s office, Henry was pleased with the compliment that his beard is more exceptional than Jolly Ole’ St. Nick’s.

“While it’s high praise to be compared to the big man himself,” Henry said in a statement, “I have to say most days Santa’s beard far surpasses mine.”

Henry then whispered, “Gotta stay on the nice list, you know?”

Here’s five times Henry’s beard put Santa’s to shame: