I just got my childhood dog back from my dad. She is a weanie dog/chihuahua mix and she is 13yrs old and I'm pretty sure she is going deaf. I can call her name and she won't even acknowledge me unless I yell! How do you take care of a deaf dog? How do they know when you call them? When we go outside (we have a big yard so she doesn't have to have a leash) it takes about 3 or 4 times of me calling her for her to even respond! Also, Idk if this has anything to do with her going deaf but at night she'll go outside and just bark and bark at nothing! She doesn't do it during the day so I find it kinda odd!Answer Question
Answer by Anonymous at 12:41 AM on Apr. 30, 2009
Answer by Ravensmom07 at 12:46 AM on Apr. 30, 2009
Answer by Ashleigh_17 at 12:47 AM on Apr. 30, 2009
They can feel vibrations. Try putting coins in a empty soda can a shaking it, it might help. Also, if she's not going blind you can teach her sign language, yes it works I know form experience with a friends dog. My biggest concern would be her running out in traffic and not hearing the cars coming though, just be careful with the cutie.
Answer by babymomma0306 at 3:27 AM on Apr. 30, 2009
Answer by Christina807 at 9:27 AM on Apr. 30, 2009
Answer by devonsmom at 7:03 PM on May. 4, 2009