Hearing Ear Dogs

Hearing Dogs at HLAA Convention in Providence, 2012 Some of the hearing dogs at the Providence 2012 Convention

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

 

more: northeastcenter.com/links_service_dogs.htm

 

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.

 

Training

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"    

       www.assistancedogsinternational.org/Standards/HearingDogStandards.php