Is Your Dog Deaf?

Is Your Dog Deaf?

What are the symptoms of deafness in dogs?

A dog with significant hearing loss may:

  • Show a change in obedience or attentiveness
  • Appear unresponsive to everyday sounds, such as the doorbell or vacuum
  • Appear unresponsive to his/her name
  • Fail to respond to familiar verbal commands
  • Be difficult to rouse from sleep
  • Be less active
  • Bark excessively
  • Shake or tilt his/her head