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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Deaf Dog Safety 101: Easy Tips to Keep Your Deaf Dog Safe Sharing your life with a deaf dog involves many responsibilities, but due the unique needs of deaf dogs, deaf dog safety is especially important- like right up there with food, water and shelter. Deaf dog safety involves many things, . . .