The Lowdown on Living with A Deaf Dog The very idea of living with and training a deaf dog can feel overwhelming. Here are some practical tips to help get you started. I’m a bit obsessed with deaf dogs. It started four years ago when we agreed to foster a deaf, ten-week old puppy for the . . .
Many deaf dogs have sensitive skin, especially those with little to no skin pigmentation.For these dogs, parasites, chemicals such as shampoos, perfumes or parasiticides, and even too much sun can often cause serious damage.. How do you provide year-round parasite protection if your deaf dog has . . .
Ear Infections and Deafness in Dogs: What You Need to Know Ear infections are one of the most common causes of deafness in dogs. The good news is that prevention is incredibly easy. With proper ear care, you can prevent your hearing dog from going deaf. Here's what you need to know about . . .
Toxicidad de medicamentos Otra causa de sordera poca conocida o discutida son los efectos secundarios (no intencionales) de ciertas drogas o medicamentos. Algunos antibióticos, sobretodo aquellos en la categoría aminoglucósidos, puede producir sordera al ser usados inapropiadamente (como . . .
Deaf Dog Collars, Leashes & Harnesses Deaf dog safety is a passion of mine, and the reason is simple: our deaf dogs depend on us to keep them out of danger in ways that hearing dogs don't. Keeping a deaf dog safe and out of harm's way doesn’t have to be hard, complicated or . . .
Welcome to Heartworm Awareness Month! Though many deaf dogs are at risk of contracting heartworm disease every month of every year, April is a perfect time to start a conversation about keeping our deaf dogs healthy! Here in South Florida, mosquitoes aren’t a seasonal pest that comes around for a . . .
Thoughts on bunny ears, being a male pet bogger and the value of authenticity With the arrival of every holiday, which seem to come faster every month, the vast majority of my pet blogging peers write holiday-themed posts and with each one they write, I feel a small pit in my stomach. I experience . . .
5 Ways You Make Deaf Dog Parents Crazy Assumptions and myths about deaf dogs are rampant. For many deaf dog parents, the hardest part of living with a deaf dog has nothing to do with our dogs or their hearing loss. Rather, the hard part is contending with and combatting the myths and . . .
So you've adopted the perfect puppy, the one with a smiling, squishable face, a tail that wags at the speed of light and that intoxicating puppy breath! You've stocked up on bowls, holistic food, a crate, bed, leash, collar and name tag. You've filled a box with toys of all sorts: stuffy, rubbery, . . .
Deaf dogs "listen" with their eyes. If he's not looking at you, then he can't "hear" you when you sign to him. Here's how to teach your deaf dog to watch you! When communicating with a deaf dog, we need to flip two switches in our simple human brain. First, we have to stop being lazy and . . .