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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She said: "I am so proud that the amazing work of my hearing dog has been recognised in this way.
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 partnership between a deaf person and hearing dog can be life-changing, from the practical assistance through to the therapeutic and social benefits.
Just as you wouldn't shout when you teach a new verbal cue to a hearing dog, hand signals need not be exaggerated, just perceivable by the dog.
Paul Woolston, senior partner, 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.
In a retrospective study of 38 hearing dog owners, Hart et al.
Berlin lost her hearing five years ago, and Jack was six months into training to be her hearing dog and to alert her when the phone is ringing or someone is at the door.
Catherine Broughton, 74, and her hearing dog, Benji, have been denied access to a business several times.
But for four members of the Reynolds family of Oakes they need a little extra help and that comes in the form of a hearing dog.
But the 76-year-old has been given a new lease of life after getting hearing dog Bruno, the Gran's best friend.
Since starting out in 1982, the charity has created more than 1,600 hearing dog partnerships in the UK.