It's almost that time of year again! Just a fews days away in fact.. Deaf Pet Awareness Week is celebrated every year during the last full week of September. This year, Deaf Pet Awareness Week runs from Sunday, September 18th through Saturday September 24th. Pet lovers everywhere, not just those . . .
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 . . .
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 are amazing creatures and I am a better person because my life has been graced with two deaf dogs. I know from personal experience that deaf dogs can accomplish anything a hearing dog can. Deaf dogs can learn dozens of hand signs, become Canine Good Citizens, compete in agility, perform . . .
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 . . .
The very idea of living with a deaf dog can be terrifying if you’ve never met a deaf dog and, to be honest, that includes the vast majority of the world's population. Beginning a lifelong adventure with a deaf dog can seem overwhelming at first: learning then teaching hand signs and actually . . .
Keep those ears healthy & clean! As a deaf dog parent and advocate, and as a veterinary technician, I’ve learned a whole lot about deafness in dogs. For example, did you know that there are four primary reasons dogs are deaf? Statistics about the frequency of each cause are hard to . . .
5 Gifts Your Deaf Dog Will Love This time of year, no matter where we look, we are flooded with images of joyful children tearing into magical gifts left under the tree by Santa. Among the pile of carefully wrapped boxes, a happy child is sure to find a special toy that will bring pure joy to . . .
10 Myths & Facts About Deaf Dog Behavior Did you know that some folks in the scientific community are studying deaf dogs? When I heard this, I jumped for joy. It was a moment of excitement, relief and “I need to know more Right. This. Second!”. My brain was firing synapses so fast that I . . .
@HelloNuzzle...I Think I Love You! In many ways, caring for a deaf dog isn’t that much different than caring for hearing dogs. There are a few exceptions, mainly when it comes to communication and safety. Communication is an obvious difference but safety is something that often gets . . .