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Date Posted: 17:35:08 10/11/04 Mon
Author: Kristin
Author Host/IP: 66.19.102.50
Subject: Re: training deaf dog using silent whistle?
In reply to: jordan 's message, "training deaf dog using silent whistle?" on 01:26:17 10/11/04 Mon

If your dog is completely deaf in both ears, they cannot hear any type of frequency, so the answer would be no. However, some dogs we deem deaf can hear certain frequencies. My mostly deaf sheltie hears very low and very high pitches better than the medium range ones. If your dog is responding to the whistle, it means he/she has some hearing in the high pitch ranges.

Remember, the "silent" whistle isn't silent to hearing dogs. It's just at a frequency higher than our ears can pick up.

-Kristin



>can a dog whistle be effective in training a
>bilaterally deaf dog? (completely deaf in both ears).
>thanks for any thoughts...

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