Re: Teach my dog to alert me to sounds?
Grimm signals the phone and front door. I am hard of hearing, and my hearing aids aren't effective.
This will sound bizarre, but here is how it worked for us: Phone rang, my hubby RAN to answer it, Grimm got caught up in the thrill of the stampede each time. Same with the doorbell.
My hubby recently passed away. I cannot hear the phone or door. Now, Grimm will suddenly shoot up off the floor, race to the phone, back to me, the phone, back to me, etc.. until I join the stampede. Each time, it turnes out someone is in fact on the phone, telephoning me.
Grimm van den Heuvel, aka "The Doofinator"
My strong-minded, very loving boy