Having qualified as a vet and worked in general practice for several years, Alix McBrearty returned to Glasgow University where she completed a three year post-graduate program in Small Animal Internal Medicine and then a Masters in Veterinary Medicine entitled ‘Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions Testing as an Alternative Test of Auditory Function in Companion Animals’. She has authored and co-authored a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals on OAEs in dogs, cats and horses.

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Canine hearing testing and the role of otoacoustic emission tests

Otoacoustic emissions testing is an accepted method of hearing testing in humans, but have you ever considered the situation in dogs? This article discusses deafness and hearing testing in dogs and the current role of OAE testing in this species....