Welcome to Deaf Pet Awareness Week! One area of canine deafness that doesn't get as much attention is hearing loss among senior dogs. In the past, I too have neglected this important topic. Ironically, there are many more senior dog who have begun or have already lost their hearing than dogs who . . .
Edison seems to have a particular affinity for Tongue Out Tuesday! During almost every photo shot, he gives me at least one great shot for Tongue Out Tuesday. Here is a slide show of some my favorites from the past several months. Which is your favorite? Pin it, tweet it or let me know in a . . .
Note from Bernard: My friend and fellow blogger Maggie Marton, with Oh My Dog!, has a senior dog named Emmett who has recently begun to lose his hearing due to advanced age. I am thrilled that Maggie agreed to share a bit of Emmett's journey and her personal experiences adapting to the needs of a . . .
Here is the ultimate collection of deaf dog Tongue Out Tuesday photos! Okay, okay, these photos aren't just of deaf dogs, they all feature MY deaf dog, Edison! I've handpicked some of my favorite photos of Edison flopping, dragging and rolling his tongue around. All of these photos were taken in . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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