Helping Deaf Dogs and Children Meet Safely With Geralynn Cada, CPDT, AKC CGC Evaluator In celebration of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, I’m sharing some ways we can help deaf dogs and children meet each other safely. Keeping children safe around dogs, and deaf dogs safe around children, is a . . .
Adopting A Deaf Dog When You Have No Idea What You're Doing Adopting a deaf dog when you have no idea what you're doing is something crazy people do, right? Logical or nor, adopting a deaf dog was the best decision we ever made. If you're thinking about adopting a deaf dog but are hesitating . . .
What You Need to Know About Deaf Dogs: Safety, Training and More This collection of posts on what you need to know about deaf dogs has been a long time coming. Ever since we adopted our first deaf dog, Edison, 5 years ago, I have become obsessed with deaf dogs. Edison inspired me to start blogging . . .
How I Was Dragged to My First BlogPaws Conference (and Fell in Love) I can’t believe it’s just 40 more sleeps until the BlogPaws 2018 Conference! This will be my fourth conference in four years, and the BlogPaws Conference has become the highlight of my year. I generally don't feel comfortable . . .
Tips for Hiring the Right Deaf Dog Pet Sitter, Part 2 When I talk about caring for and training a deaf dog, I usually describe it as different, not harder- and this definitely holds true when working with a deaf dog pet sitter. Today, in Part 2 of “Tips for Hiring the Right Deaf Dog Pet . . .
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 . . .