Bearded Kiwis have hit again at a report that determined their facial hair consists of greater germs than dogs.
The have a look at showed every sampled beard turned into crawling with bacteria, and almost half of had bugs that have been dangerous to human fitness.
But hairy dog proprietors spoken to by Newshub say it’s no longer true, as puppies sniff and roll in places they live clear of.
“I’ve visible him roll round in some quite grimy stuff earlier than,” Matt Barakauskas said approximately his canine Hucksley.
But he quotes his beard’s cleanliness quite pretty.
“It receives shampooed as a minimum three times every week.”
Jake Skipper has an impressive beard and a husky named Loki. He says they have a look at is just every other attack at the bearded.
“It’s cyclical. Beards for a chunk are cool and every person thinks they’re wholesome and correct to your skin because it protects from the elements. And then six months or a year later, beards are full of germs and disgusting.”
Skipper makes use of a special shampoo and oil to keep his beard smelling right. He takes those extra precautions as he’s well privy to the hygiene risks.
“When you devour certain foods your mustache catches bits of meals, so you should be wary of it. But you simply easy it each day you have got a shower.”
Good pals Eugene Halpin and Mike Grunig both have facial hair and matching dogs Gracey and Cosmo.
They say the dog’s fur is probably softer however their beards are actually purifier.
“Well I suggest he does not bathe at all,” Halpin stated.
“Mine is clearly cleanser than hers due to the fact she’s been inside the lagoon and there may be stuff in that lagoon I simply cannot get out of her hair regardless of how an awful lot I wash and brush her,” said Grunig.
“It’s all approximately manscaping isn’t it, it’s all about taking care of your self,” he added.
Indeed, researchers say that ordinary shampooing will assist set you aside from a grimy dog.