Caring For Deaf Dogs

A few years ago at Hearing International we had a post about the aural rehabilitation of deaf dogs,  We discussed some of the breeds that are prone to deafness.  Additionally, we presented how dogs were tested for deafness and a bit about how to care for them.  This was 6 years ago and the evaluation of…

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Hearing Dog Use Spreading Worldwide

Brief History of Service Dogs Dogs have been eyes for the blind  for a very long time.  The first systematic attempt to train dogs to aid blind people came around 1780 at ‘Les Quinze-Vingts’ hospital for the blind in Paris and, shortly afterwards, in 1788, Josef Riesinger, a blind sieve-maker from Vienna, trained a Spitz so…

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