About

Deaf Duke is an American Bulldog mix that my boyfriend (Tyler) and I got just after the Fourth of July in 2014. He was only 6.5 weeks old when we got him so he had some issues to begin with. When he was about 6 months old we decided to take him to a trainer, we thought he was a bad dog because he would never listen to us, we soon found out that he was becoming deaf. He wasn’t a bad dog he just couldn’t hear us. Our lives changed a lot from that moment on. Everyone says that training a deaf dog is no harder than training a dog that can hear, which is true on so many levels but they never talk about how difficult it can be for the owners who are primarily vocal beings. This blog is about the upbringing and stories about Duke and his life.

3 thoughts on “About

  1. I came here as a result of your recent decision to start following Learning from Dogs, and so pleased at the connection now made. What wonderful people you and Tyler are and it would be a great honour to repost the details of your blogging experience over at my place. Big hugs to you two and Duke!

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