Why Do Dogs Have Whiskers? Movember Musings

Movember is about raising much needed awareness of male health through growing a moustache. Poppy is very proud of her wily whiskers, she’s a breed with lots of visible facial fur with whiskers sprouting from her muzzle, upper lip, chin and eyebrows. But while I was twiddling her beard and moustache it got me thinking: if you snip a cat’s whiskers she’ll end up banging into a wall, but what happens when you trim a dogs?
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