Friday, September 14, 2012

Fact of the Day: Doggie Deaf

Dalmatians are prone to ear trouble, with many dogs often becoming deaf. Only about 70% of the breed have normal hearing. 

14 comments:

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

i knew this, i think i sort of stuidied it at the university :-)
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Bob Bushell said...

Yes, but I love him/her very much.

Aysh said...

Wow, that's a sad but interesting fact. Maybe they can develop cochlear implants for dogs in the near future! (If they already haven't?)

Anonymous said...

The same is true about all white cats.

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

Maybe that's why they can tolerate the noise from the fire trucks and siren.

Amanda said...

Our Dalmatian isn't deaf :)

Christine said...

Interesting fact!

Mitha Komala said...

wow such an unexpected fact! ;D

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Teddi said...

i've heard this before. adam, do you think it's sad?

Adam said...

that's good news

Adam said...

never thought of that.

Adam said...

a little.

Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake said...

Aw, what a sweet face.