hearing dog

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hearing dog

n.
A dog trained to assist a deaf or hearing-impaired person by signaling the occurrence of certain sounds, such as a doorbell or fire alarm.

hearing dog

n
(Medicine) 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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Noun1.hearing dog - dog trained to assist the deaf by signaling the occurrence of certain sounds
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Translations
opaskoira
聴導犬
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uk SORREL, a hearing dog from Bootle has been honoured with a Highly Commended Accolade in this year's National Hearing Dogs Awards sponsored by Specsavers, and supported by Countdown star Rachel Riley.
But when I saw a website for hearing dogs I thought it looked good and I was introduced to my first dog, who sadly passed away in 2014.
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.
This spring's graduating class represents a wide range of assistance dogs: a facilitated service dog for a child, hearing dogs for clients with hearing loss, a social dog for a child on the autism spectrum, and service dogs for the classroom and therapy.
STAFF at a Middlesbrough workplace went "Deaf for a Day" to experience what life is like for the hearing impaired and to learn about the dierence hearing dogs make.
Staff at Pertemps People Development Group (PPDG) in Solihull wore special earplugs to replicate the disability in support of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
Glorious sunshine accompanied the event as the group walked to raise money for charity Hearing Dogs For Deaf People.
The Hearing Dogs for the Deaf charity are seeking people to look after the pups before they undergo intensive training to help those with impaired hearing.
Local businesses such as Primary Times, Vets4Pets Llanrumney and Pinnacle supported the event with sponsorship and visitors were thrilled to meet assistance dogs from Guidedogs, Hearing Dogs, and of course our very own police dogs, accompanied by PC John Bruford.
Community fundraising manager for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, Vicky Ryan, is a volunteer for Birmingham PHAB Camps, which organises the holidays each year.
His torch has since been bought and re-sold a number of times, by people hoping to help him raise money for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.