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What breed of dog is often deaf?
Last Updated: 26th March, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, what breeds of dogs are prone to deafness?
Deafness in Dogs More than 30 breeds of dogs have a knownsusceptibility for deafness, including the Australianshepherd, Boston terrier, cocker spaniel, Dalmatian, Germanshepherd, Jack Russell terrier, Maltese, toy and miniature poodle,and West Highland white terrier. Typically, it is more common insenior dogs.
Similarly, how do you know your dog is deaf? Here are five signs your dog might be going deaf.
- Not Coming When Called. The most common sign of deafness indogs is an inability to hear commands.
- Sudden Disobedience.
- Increased Startle Reflex.
- Excessive Barking.
- Behavioral Apathy and/or Increased Sleep.
Also asked, can I breed a deaf dog?
Unfortunately, there is no way to predict how adeaf puppy will turn out. Unilaterally deaf dogscan make good pets but should not be bred. Whendeafness is uncommon in a breed, affected dogsshould not be bred, but this does not mean that allrelated dogs are a risk and must be retired frombreeding.
What do I do if my dog is deaf?
Living with a deaf dog
- Monitor your dog's activity to avoid injury. Remember that adeaf dog cannot hear traffic or other dangers around him/her.
- Train your dog using hand signals.
- Visual cues can help get your dog's attention.
- Let your dog know where you are.
- Approach carefully.
- Be prepared.