Deaf Woman Finds Perfect Companion in Pit Bull Who Understands Sign Language
Rosie the pit bull could have had difficulty being adopted — she’s 3 years old and deaf. Many people assume her breed is aggressive. But she’s found the perfect owner — someone who understands the sign language Rosie has been learning at a shelter in Aurora, Neb.
Cindy Koch, who’s also deaf, has decided to adopt Rosie into her home.
“Because I’m deaf and we want to relate to her and understand how she feels,” Koch tells KHFI in the video below. “[We] want to communicate with her through signing, teach her signing.”
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