with a blind dog may not sound appealing to dog owners
that just want a healthy and happy dog to enjoy and care
for. In fact, it may even sound like a bit of a
what would you say if you were told that living with a
blind dog can be just as much fun as living with a
seeing dog and can be even more fulfilling emotionally
dogs are no different than normal dogs. In fact,
sometimes they are healthier overall.
your relationship when living with a blind dog will be
more emotional for several reasons:
have to be in control of your emotions because your
blind dog picks up on them. Dogs are resilient creatures
(and living with a blind dog is no different) but a
blind dog will have a heightened sense of how you are
feeling and will respond accordingly.
than feel sorry for your dog, you will build a dependent
relationship. Your dog is dependent on you and he will
become a part of your life too, so you will form a
strong bond. This strong connection is built during
training. When living with a blind dog, you will be
responsible for looking after his or her best interests
so make sure that you can relate to your dog.
have to be able to identify changes in mood owing to
changes in your dog's environment. This is no different
than having a normal dog when it comes to an unexpected
illness but you also have to be able to determine
whether environmental changes have upset your dog so you
can make those situations right.
To order: Living With A
Blind Dog, click on the book cover below: