Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Ontario, Canada
I've trained two dogs to be my hearing ear dogs. I did it by holding a treat in my hand, and having the dog come and touch my hand.
When you see her by the door, call her to you, show her the treat, then close your hand around it. Once she physically contacts you with either her paw or nose, praise her, give her the treat, then take her to the door and let her out.
It should be pretty easy to teach!
P.S. - I had cochlear implant surgery done about 10 years ago, and it gave me my life back. Are you a candidate for this?
Last edited by Sunsilver; 06-04-2018 at 08:30 AM.