My Husband Has Problems & Other Fun Things I’ve Learned from My Deaf Dogs Deaf dogs, just like any dog, are eager to learn from us. They are sponges, yearning to soak up whatever knowledge we’re willing to teach them- whether it’s a new hand sign, a new trick, good manners or exactly why . . .
Why I Call My Husband Ricky Ricardo Have you ever wondered why I call my husband Ricky Ricardo? There is a very good reason for that and today I’m doing some splainin’. For me, when I call my husband Ricky Ricardo, it’s a term of endearment and an expression of complete and utter love- with a . . .
Tips for Hiring the Right Deaf Dog Pet Sitter, Part 1 Hiring a pet sitter for any dog can be a stressful process, but hiring a pet sitter for your deaf dog, is even more anxiety-inducing. The unique differences and challenges of caring for a deaf dog makes choosing the right deaf dog pet sitter . . .
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 . . .
Street Art, Graffiti & Urban Decay: Photos from the Cutting Room Floor Each weekend, my deaf dog Edison and I hunt the South Florida streets for street art, graffiti & urban decay. Pushing our way through the throngs of tourists bused into Wynwood, Miami from the cruise ships and other . . .
My Dog’s Nickname is WTF is Wrong with You? An Irreverent Deaf Dog Love Story This is an irreverent and, I hope, funny love story about my deaf dog, Foster. To playfully paraphrase Fidose of Reality, he's a" Dingbat of the Highest Order". My sense of humor may be off-color and . . .
My Dog Sees: A Street Art Photo Diary January 20, 2018 Each week, my deaf dog Edison and I hit the streets of South Florida in search of street art and graffiti. Not only does street art educate and inspire me creatively, these weekly urban hikes are good exercise for both of us and are . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .