Canine hearing loss management

Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2012 Nov;42(6):1225-39. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2012.08.009.


Dog owners and handlers are naturally concerned when suspicion of hearing loss arises for their dogs. Questions frequently asked of the veterinarian center on warning signs of canine hearing loss and what can be done for the dog if hearing loss is confirmed. This article addresses warning signs of canine hearing loss, communication training and safety awareness issues, and the feasibility of hearing aid amplification for dogs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animal Welfare*
  • Animals
  • Communication*
  • Dog Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Dog Diseases / therapy*
  • Dogs
  • Hearing Aids / veterinary
  • Hearing Loss / prevention & control
  • Hearing Loss / therapy
  • Hearing Loss / veterinary*
  • Sign Language