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hearing dog

a dog that has been specially trained to help deaf or partially deaf people by alerting them to sounds such as a ringing doorbell, an alarm, etc.
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But in 2002, I took my hearing dog, Budgie, home for the first time, and it was like a huge cloud had been lifted.
The money will go towards the cost of training a hearing dog.
So Hearing Dogs joined forces with fellow charity Guide Dogs to devise a training programme to produce a dual-role dog.
Nicky Litchfield,local co-ordinator for Hearing Dogs, said:``People have parachuted,abseiled and bun geed for charity,now its time for something completely different.
Out on the streets, wearing his official uniform,Hiro seems to focus his concentration and shadows Gareth around town, while the Hearing Dogs motif on his jacket lets the public know of Gareth's disability.
Hearing dog Taz, a 12-yearold Alsatian cross, has a track record of heroic deeds ever since he was paired with profoundly deaf Styvechale woman Mags Adams-Aston.
Freya was donated to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People as a puppy, but around 60 per cent of all dogs trained by the charity are hand-picked from rescue centres.
FAMILIES with deaf children are being encouraged to take part in a hearing dogs pilot scheme.
Two-and-a-half years ago, after a four-year wait, Beth was introduced to Biscuit, a black cocker spaniel who had been trained by Hearing Dogs by Deaf People.
THE majority of deaf people who use hearing dogs to get out and about have been illegally refused access to shops and restaurants.