Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Great Mills, MD
I agree, using the collar might be your best bet. The only other advice I can offer is that I use a signal of putting my hand under the dog's mouth and opening/closing my hand once. I lose my voice for several days during season changes and whenever I get a bad cold, so I built in hand signals into training for when I can't talk. I learned the signals from my mum who had several deaf dogs over the years.
RIP Sebastian, Baby, Cheyenne, Baxter. Gone but never forgotten.
Finnian The Irish Lad WGSD: SAR
Abeni the Little Warrior: Pomeranian rescue.
"Res nos operor ut alius algo"
"Go mairidís beo"