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Learn How To Work With Deaf and/or Visually Impaired Dogs

  • Wednesday, February 04, 2015
  • 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 04, 2023
  • 1:30 PM
  • Recorded Webinar


  • A discount for Doggone safe members
  • Member registration
  • Almost three hours of live webinars and support materials you get to keep for your own records


Learn How To Work With Deaf and/or Visually Impaired Dogs

with Dr Morag Heirs


IAABC 1.5 CEUs, CPDT 1.5 CEUs, KPA  1.5 CEUs

Join Dr Morag Heirs to learn about working with hearing and/or visually impaired dogs.  

Webinar Objectives

  • Be aware of the various causes of deafness and/or visual impairment in dogs
  • Consider the implications for adapting force free training for these dogs (private and group settings)
  • Evaluate the potential benefit from the various gadgets available
  • Explore the potential of deaf and/or visually impaired dogs to live fulfilled lives

About The Presenter

Morag Heirs is a regular contributor for BARKS from the Guild, PPGs official trade magazine. Morag holds a PhD in Health Sciences, plus the MSc and Honors degree. She has passed her PGCAP. Morag is a full member of APDT UK.

Morag shares her life with a deaf collie, a deaf and visually impaired collie and provide behavioural support for the UK based Deaf Dog Network among other organisations.

She attended workshops and courses with some truly amazing trainers and behaviorists including,  Barbara Sykes, Janet Finlay,Sarah Fisher, Robyn Hood, David Ryan (chairman of the APBC) and  Patricia McConnell PhD (author of The Other End of The Leash and other books). 

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