Sensory Perception: Whiskers are highly sensitive touch receptors embedded deep in a dog's body.
Spatial Awareness: Whiskers are located on different parts of a dog's body, including the face and muzzle.
Detecting Air Currents: Whiskers are sensitive to air currents, allowing dogs to sense the direction and speed of the wind.
Gauging Object Size: Whiskers can give dogs a sense of the size and shape of objects.
Night Vision: Dogs are crepuscular animals, meaning they are most active during dawn and dusk when light levels are low.
Emotional Expression: Whiskers can also indicate a dog's emotional state. When a dog is relaxed, its whiskers are usually pushed forward.
Communication: Dogs use their whiskers to communicate with other animals.