4 Reasons I Don’t Write Holiday-Themed Blog Posts About My Pets This was my first- and last- attempt at "dogs in bunny ears" photographs. It was an unmitigated disaster and resulted in 4 very unhappy dogs and a small fire. Apparently, bunny ears are flammable and should not be placed on or . . .
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 . . .
Help! My Dog is Deaf. Now What? The very idea of living with and training 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. Based on my experiences adopting then learning how to train a deaf dog- not once . . .
How to Teach Your Deaf Dog to Watch You 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 . . .
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5 Hand Signs Every Deaf Dog Should Know The very idea of living with a deaf dog can be terrifying, especially if you’ve never met a deaf dog. Deaf dog training and communicating primarily with our hands can feel daunting to many people. To help ease stress and anxiety, I'm sharing some easy tips to . . .
True Story... A few months ago, while sprawled out on the couch next to him, my husband sent me a text message. “What’s for supper?”, he asked. Though I had been sitting next to him for over an hour, checking my blog and social media accounts, he felt that the only way he could get my attention . . .
10 Deaf Dogs Myths and Facts Did you know that some folks in the scientific community are studying deaf dog myths? 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 . . .
A Dog Will Come Running When His Boy Calls Rape To begin, I need to disclose that I borrowed that title. I took creative license with a line from the poem, People You May Know, written and performed by Kevin Kantor. In it’s original form, the line is, “No one comes running for young . . .
Talk To Your Deaf Dog. Don't Just Sign! When communicating with deaf dogs, I don’t just use my hands; I talk to them too- you know, like with my voice! As counterintuitive as using our voice to talk to our deaf dogs may seem, there are some very great benefits and some excellent reasons for . . .