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We had a birthday party for my brother and before blowing out the candles, Gabby came to investigate and sniffed a candle. I pulled her away right as she got to it, but she burnt a bunch of whiskers off and the ends curled up. I put a wet rag on it for a bit but I think she was more scared then hurt, just from me yelling and yanking her back so fast.

Note to self, don't set cake full of burning candles where the dogs can sniff them :doh:

Anyone else ever have a dog get too close to a candle(s)?
 

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They definitely grow back :) And yeah, the older I get, the less likely I am to remove them (except for the Crested, whose face gets shaved anyway!)
Honestly, I wish it would be prohibited to do so, because then I wouldn't. But, I prefer the way they look without when in the ring, so until the Whisker Police tell me "STOP! In the name of the law!" I'm trimming them.
 

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We had a birthday party for my brother and before blowing out the candles, Gabby came to investigate and sniffed a candle. I pulled her away right as she got to it, but she burnt a bunch of whiskers off and the ends curled up. I put a wet rag on it for a bit but I think she was more scared then hurt, just from me yelling and yanking her back so fast.

Note to self, don't set cake full of burning candles where the dogs can sniff them :doh:

Anyone else ever have a dog get too close to a candle(s)?

Yup, whiskers grow back. Note to self; be VERY careful when lighting the BBQ!:doh::doh::doh:
 

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Sierra's was trimmed when we got her, I have since let them grow back because of lack of knowledge.
If I were to trim them, what would I use?
Sorry I'm really a novice about this type of thing.
She's much nicer to snuggle without them.
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We had a birthday party for my brother and before blowing out the candles, Gabby came to investigate and sniffed a candle. I pulled her away right as she got to it, but she burnt a bunch of whiskers off and the ends curled up. I put a wet rag on it for a bit but I think she was more scared then hurt, just from me yelling and yanking her back so fast.

Note to self, don't set cake full of burning candles where the dogs can sniff them :doh:

Anyone else ever have a dog get too close to a candle(s)?
Gosh, I hope she got her wish :crossfing
 

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There's no need to trim them- unless you either show the dog or just like them better without them. But if you want to leave them, by all means do! :)

I just think they're prickly and not attractive, so I trim 'em.
 
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