with a blind dog is not an uncommon choice for many dog
lovers, especially those that fall in love with a blind
puppy and bring him home.
this special circumstance may take some getting used to,
it is much easier than suddenly having to adjust to
living with a blind dog that used to be able to
breeds unfortunately suffer gradual vision loss as they
get older and may even go blind. Getting used to your
dog going blind is not an easy thing to do but there's
no reason why your dog should not enjoy as good a
quality of life as before.
fact, living with a blind dog that is older can give you
an immense sense of satisfaction. Though initially, it
can be disturbing for your dog to go blind, dogs are
particularly resilient and your dog will soon find a way
to adjust to vision loss. You just have to help him do
so. Training is a major part of the process because you
will have to retrain your dog to ensure that his
behaviors stay the same and do not deteriorate.
your dog does get blind as he gets older then you need
to avoid feeling sorry for him and instead lavish love
and attention on him, regardless.
him to adjust by keeping pathways clear and moving
anything left lying around.
him to use
smells to help him identify his environment.
of all though, give him time to adjust. Living with a
blind dog that is a little older is not easy but it is
most definitely worth while.
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