GSD Health: Deafness

DEAF DOG RESOURCES

Deafness in Dogs
http://www.lsu.edu/deafness/deaf.htm
Information on deafness prevalence, causes, & management For owners, breeders, and researchers includes a comprehensive list of where to get the brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAER) test done. The BAER test is the most accurate measurement of hearing in animals, and is the same test given to infant humans.

Deaf Dog Education Action Fund (DDEAF)
http://www.deafdogs.org.
The mission of this organization is to provide education and funding for the purpose of improving and/or saving the lives of deaf dogs. They are working to find homes for adoptable deaf dogs, and to increase awareness of the noble and loving nature of deaf dogs. For more information on living with or training a deaf dog, visit http://www.deafdogs.org.

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