Deaf Dog Hacks: 10 Tips for Lazy People I love deaf dog hacks, those simple tricks and tips that make training and day-to-day life with a deaf dog easier. Today, I’m sharing 10 of my favorite deaf dog training and life hacks, some of which are common sense while others are those “Ah, ha!” moments . . .
How (and Why) I Taught Hand Signs to My Hearing Dogs As dogs age, they experience many of the same physiological changes as humans, including hearing loss, vision impairment and osteoarthritis among others. Living with two deaf dogs has helped me understand that my hearing dogs may one day too . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
When training a deaf dog, rotate your training rewards to help keep him focused and engaged! A few months back during a deaf dog Q&A that I hosted on Periscope, I said, “Patience is the best tool for training your deaf dog." The next thing I knew, folks on Twitter were quoting me. As true as . . .
I learn something from my dogs everyday. It may be something as simple as keeping the toilet paper on the vanity with a puppy in the house or putting my socks away if I have any intention of ever wearing them again. If I'm not vigilant about our surroundings and neglect to cue them about . . .