The hearing and smell are the greatest assets of our dogs. How can we care for or communicate with one who can not hear? Contrary to what one might think, it is much simpler than it seems. Yes, you have to be patient and disposal.
The first is to banish all possible myths that can rotate around these pets
. A deaf dog does not have to be less lively and playful, or more aggressive and grumpy, you do not have this problem. It is true that they can be scarier because they lack this important sense that tells them what they have around them.
And perhaps that's the first lesson we should keep in mind: try to approach him always ahead, so you can see us. Or at least putting your hand to smell us and know who we are, basically if they are asleep.
And how is his attention if he can hear us? Creating a vibration in the ground, kicking, for example. It is important to always do the same for the associate to us. And of course, we must strengthen
and further develop empathy than usual notice that all our pets . Many masters create powerful links, authentic languages of their own signs with deaf dogs. Do not forget that they are willing to learn, so the main thing is that we also have the same intense desire to teach.
There are other precautions, such as never letting them off leash in the street, we can never forget. You may have one of these pets is not an easy ride, but many people do tasty, adopting dogs like these that may not have the acceptance of other families. If you have ever thought it, sure you will not regret: you will learn valuable lessons about communication that will serve not only the animal, but also in your everyday life.