hearing dog


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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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uk Biscuit is a show cocker spaniel and was donated to Hearing Dogs by breeder Margaret Burnham, of Cleckheaton.
The charity says that people with hearing dogs have been wrongly turned away from stores for 'hygiene reasons' or a concern that the dog may cause a disruption.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a national charity that trains dogs to alert deaf people to ' important sounds and danger signals, such as the doorbell, telephone and smoke alarm.
Participants were adults (18 years or older) with a mobility or hearing impairment who had applied and been approved for a service or hearing dog from either Texas Hearing and Service Dogs (THSD) or National Education for Assistance Dog Service (NEADS) between February 2004 and April 2005.
This is the start of what I hope will be a long relationship between Lumenis and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
Rachael, who has a severe hearing impairment and lip reads, is now fundraising for another hearing dog, which she hopes to get in July.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is celebrating 30 years of changing the lives of deaf people.
We couldn't predict what happened to Rascal, but we're working very hard to reduce the time that people like Linda have to wait for a hearing dog.
Paul Woolston, senior partner at PwC Newcastle, said: "We are delighted to support Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and more importantly to help Roy lead a more independent life with Erin.
Now Tiger, who has been Carol's hearing dog for six years, has been named runner-up in the heroic category of the Hearing Dog of the Year Awards.
Incredibly, Guiness has never been trained as a hearing dog and came from a rescue centre.