Living with a deaf dog – really hard?

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<p><strong>How deafness is recognized </strong></p>
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<p>Whether a dog is deaf, can not be determined by the mere observation of the animal. Even puppies who first sharpen their other senses after birth can only be recognized as deaf after the age of three weeks. The most frequently affected breeds include:</p>
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<p>In particular, white dogs or four-legged friends with merlefarbenem fur are more often affected by deafness. This connection is not arbitrary, because experts suspect that the genetic deafness is caused by an altered supply of the auditory canal screw. This in turn seems to be closely related to the coloring genes. To what extent heredity plays a role in deaf dogs has not yet been clarified. Nevertheless, pigeon dogs should not be used in breeding and, if possible, castrated.</p>
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