Deaf Dog Receives Funding for Sign Language Training
Red, a deaf Aussie Cattle Dog mix, received $1000 in funding by Cindy Lee and the Wags and Menace Make a Difference Foundation.The story of Red is an interesting one. No one knew the dog was deaf when she arrived at the Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden, Colorado. She was quickly adopted, but returned after her adopted family found out she was deaf. After hearing of Red and his situation, Cindy and her foundation stepped in to provide funding for special sign language classes. The story quickly went viral and was featured on multiple news outlets. AOL.com, people.com/magazine, Facebook, and Fox News. The press release and video featuring Red are below.
People.com Article Web Link: People.com/magazine
Local 9News Video Segment Link: 9News Video Featurette