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Date Posted: 21:15:33 04/30/04 Fri
Author: Amanda
Author Host/IP: 67.54.1.59
Subject: Re: Considering adopting a deaf dog
In reply to: Noofies 's message, "Re: Considering adopting a deaf dog" on 17:17:25 04/30/04 Fri

I can attest to Noofies' "startle training" success. Lugh (whom Noofies raised for the first...5? 6? months of his life) is rock solid when it comes to being startled. We get his attention by tapping him on the hip the way you'd tap a person on the shoulder, and he never "startles." He simply turns around to see what great thing we need his attention for. I've woken him from a dead sleep by cupping his muzzle and kissing his lips, something I'd not chance with the hearing dogs, because they're not used to being startled, but Lugh simply opens his eyes and kisses back. Absolutely rock solid. Can't imagine life without him. :)

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