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Considering a deaf dog?

Deaf dogs make amazing pets.  They are not harder to train, just different.  In fact, raising a deaf dog will make you a far better dog owner. Apprehension is fine, help set it aside by reading the following:

Know a deaf dog in need?

One of the main focuses of Deaf Dogs Rock is to help find homes for deaf dogs in need.  If you know of one, please contact us immediately so we can get the dog listed and help spread the word.

Have a  success story?

Happy Tails is where we share success stories about deaf dogs.  Brighten your day by reading a few!  If you have a success story to share we’d love to feature you here, please contact us for information.

News and Updates

  • Nigel - AL
    Nigel – AL
    Meet our Deaf Dogs Rock Star of The Day Nigel! Nigel is an absolute stunning sweetheart. He is 1-2 years old, deaf, neutered, heart-worm negative and he is up to date on all his routine vaccines. Nigel is currently in foster with four other dogs and gets along well with all of them. He is very calm and laid back, but he likes to play doggy games getting into things when your back is turned. Prior to living with his...
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  • Zoey - CA - Adopted
    Zoey – CA – Adopted
    GREAT NEWS! Zoey has been adopted! I always worry about the older senior dogs finding a good home so when Michelle Zoey had found the perfect home my heart just exploded! Here is a photo of Zoewy with her new senior brother. They look perfect together.   Zoey is a sweet beautiful 10 year old deaf Aussie Lab mix. She is  spayed and she weights 60 lb. Her loving guardian that has loved her all her life passed away about...
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  • Shysie's Happy Tail
    Shysie’s Happy Tail
    Shysie’s Happy Tail written by Judy McKinney Meet Shysie (Native American for “The Silent One”, which turns out she is NOT), our eleven month old deaf pit/lab rescue from a foster family in Austin, Texas. We only had rescue dogs in our family, however this little white pup was our first deaf rescue. Having an abundance of energy for a puppy of only four months old when we adopted Shy, I sensed that I needed to channel her energy and...
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  • DDR Sponsors Banjo into Rescue
    DDR Sponsors Banjo into Rescue
    We had so many people coming to our Deaf Dogs Rock Facebook page sharing this adorable deaf 6 month old puppy named Banjo’s. It seemed everyone was sharing his urgent plea. A small rescue named Lovable Paws Rescue  in Hardeeville, SC offered to pull Banjo to safety. Lovable Paws Rescue is a smaller rescue run by Steve Allen who only takes in a couple of “special needs” dogs at a time. Steve works hard to get each dog gets healthy and he...
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Deaf Dogs Rock is an approved 501(c)(3) public charity. If you’d like to help support the work we do, please use the button above. Please click here to see our donations page for more detail. Thank You.

~Christina
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Training Tips

  • Beginning Sign Training
    Beginning Sign Training
    Lately I’ve been getting so many questions on our Deaf Dogs Rock Facebook page asking about how to tell or train a deaf puppy “no”, “sit” or “laydown”. The video below shot by Alisha McGraw pretty much covers many of the...
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  • Deaf Puppy Leash Training
    Deaf Puppy Leash Training
    When our new deaf puppy Bowie got here he wanted to play “tug of war: with his leash every time I attached his leash to him. So I started working on his leash training right away before he got out of...
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  • Bite Inhibition and Leave It Training
    Bite Inhibition and Leave It Training
    Lately I have been getting a lot of emails and messages concerning deaf dogs playing rough with the other dogs in the home. I also get messages coming from new deaf dog owners stating that their new dog seems to bite...
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Success Stories – Happy Tails for Deaf Dogs

  • Shysie's Happy Tail
    Shysie’s Happy Tail
    Shysie’s Happy Tail written by Judy McKinney Meet Shysie (Native American for “The Silent One”, which turns out she is NOT), our eleven month old deaf pit/lab rescue from a foster family in Austin, Texas. We only had rescue dogs in...
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  • Mickey's Happy Tail
    Mickey’s Happy Tail
    Mickey’s Happy Tail written by Hannah Morgan My deaf dog Micky is an amazing, sweet American Bulldog mix, and he’s proven to be the ideal family pet. We did not set out searching for a deaf dog to adopt when we...
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  • Zoey's Happy Tail
    Zoey’s Happy Tail
    This is Zoey’s Happy Tail written by Gabriela Sink My husband and I have always had cats. Cats are cool but I, myself have always been a dog person. Living in an apartment and having a dog was not realistic to...
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