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
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聴導犬
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There will also be Ruth Allen, together with her hearing dog Iker, from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, who will speak on living with a hearing dog and the work of the association.
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Chris recently met deaf Tim Stanley from Teignmouth in Devon, who has, a miniature poodle, Mickey, who serves as a hearing dog. Chris sponsors Mickey through the charity, which filmed their meeting on Hearing Dogs TV.
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It takes around 18 months to train a hearing dog and there are |currently 900 in the UK.
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