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One of the biggest myths surrounding deaf pets is the claim that they cannot be trained. This is simply untrue. Within minutes, you can easily start training your deaf pet with positive reinforcement and non-verbal commands. And note – these training tips work well for hearing pets too!

Deaf pet training tips

Download our pocket guide that includes easy hand signals to start training your deaf or hearing pet. Download the PDF now and watch this video to see these hand signals in action!

Deaf pets hand signals training video

Get started right away! Watch this quick video that shows how easy it is to start capturing your dog’s attention with hand signals. Linda McVay of the University Canine Learning Academy teaches dogs Evie and Safari the “good dog” hand signal.

Deaf pets "good dog" hand signal training video

We reached out to our social followers and asked – What is your best tip on interacting with deaf pets?  Check out what they said. Amanda Anderson, owner of two deaf dogs, describes the communication style she uses with her pack

Deaf pets communication style training video

Learn more about how hand signals can be great training tools for both deaf and hearing pets. Communicating with Deaf Pets by Stormi King, Smart Paws Training and Behavior Solutions

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