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Jessie Ergmann holds Sparky as Cheyenne Dickerson lets the dog sniff her hand and Cherel Croom watches. These three Missouri School for the Deaf students are some of the many at the school who have bonded with the deaf dachshund.

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Deaf dachshund’s story fetches fame

Seeing Sparky, a 1-year-old deaf dachshund, nosing his way around the Missouri School for the Deaf campus or snuggling in the arms of a student has become a common site at the school.


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