This article originally appeared on PetMD.com. To read the original, please go here. There are many special things about the relationship between humans and dogs, but being by their side as they develop from puppy into senior dog is an especially meaningful one. As puppies, they make us laugh . . .
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 weekend. Fast forward a few years and that . . .
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 . . .