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Last week, photographer Melissa McDaniel shared her tips for taking better photos of deaf dogs and dogs in shelters. This week, she’s giving you a chance to win a signed copy of her new book, Deaf Dogs! The book features portraits of deaf dogs — including a number of Petfinder alumni — along with their stories. Enter here for a …

Rescue dog Milo was photographed for Melissa’s Deaf Dog Book. (Photo: Melissa McDaniel) Melissa McDaniel is a Philadelphia-based animal portrait photographer and founder of the Photo Book Projects. Her book, Deaf Dogs, includes portraits of more than 75 deaf dogs from around the country and is available for purchase at her Web site. Melissa is giving away a signed copy …

Trevor and his blind and deaf Great Dane Keller enjoying a hike. People are always impressed and amazed when they meet Keller, my deaf and blind Great Dane. And he meets a lot of people, because he always draws a crowd. He’s a great ambassador for Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week. I think he especially loves it when we leave the house because …

Keller, a rescued deaf Bull Dog/Pit Bull mix, shows her comedic flare. Melissa McDaniel, (c)2009 It’s Deaf Dog Awareness Week and we’re happy to bring you an interview with Melissa McDaniel, an avid deaf-dog advocate and blogger, as well as photographer for The Photo Book Projects, a stunning series of soon-to-be-published books calling attention to deaf and rescue dogs. (Don’t …