A Deaf Dog Joins the Family: Training, Education and Communication for a Smooth Transition
by Terrie Hayward, M.Ed., KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA
Publisher: Terrie Hayward
Publication Year: 2015
Format: Trade Paperback
From the back cover:
“The goal of this book is to help deaf dog owners so that they will be prepared with the tools and environmental set up needed in the home for their pup. Furthermore, families will understand how to communicate effectively and efficiently and without frustration. Caregivers will gain the knowledge and ‘how to’ skills to expand upon basic cues which will translate to a larger vocabulary and set of behaviors.
Who can benefit from this book?
- pet dog families who have adopted or are considering adopting a deaf dog
- dog trainers who want to help their clients have a successful, communicative relationship with their deaf dog
- rescue groups and shelter workers as well as breed specific groups who want to have a reliable resource with hands-on activities for working with deaf dogs
- veterinarians who would like to increase deaf dog behavioral understanding and who may direct clients to this book as a resourceful tool
This book will explain and teach you about deaf dog communication using positive reinforcement methods and philosophies.”