Sunday, January 4, 2009

Got Sign Language?

Meet Haley and Gypsy...not only are they beautiful Great Danes, but they also are deaf.

Often we find that people don't even realize their dog is deaf....they surrender them to rescue telling us, "he can't learn" or "she is too stubborn". It is always heartbreaking to know these dogs are so sorely misunderstood. Deaf dogs are as capable of learning as a hearing dog. Through sign language, they can even learn to distinguish between toys.

Here is a great website to visit to learn more about teaching sign language to deaf dogs:

We are sure there will be families out there that can appreciate their uniqueness and realize what truly special girls these are-Until than, they are safe with us!

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