Hearing Ear Dogs
Some of the organizations that provide dogs or help train your own dog:
NEADS www.neads.org Princeton, MA 978-422-9064
Canine Assistants www.canineassistants.org Georgia. 2 wk training camp. free dogs; long waiting list
Canine Companions for Independence www.cci.org Medford, NY. 800-572-BARK
Dogs for the Deaf dogsforthedeaf.org Oregon
owner trained hearing dogs
Golden Ears Hearing Dogs goldenearsdogs.org Tacoma WA
Top Dog topdogusa.org Tucson, Az
Delta Society deltasociety.org Seattle, WA and local trainers
Experience with Hearing Dogs
Cheryl Heppner, of Virginia, is one of the many National members who have hearing dogs. See our reference table at the next meeting for a copy of her article in Hearing Loss Magazine.
Karen Pryor clickertraining.com positive reinforcement.
Books and Videos
Dogs Learning Center www.dogslearningcenter.com clicker training and positive reinforcement. Hudson MA
Hearing Dog Training Standards from Assistance Dogs International
"Standards for training Hearing Ear Dogs"