The best-known example is guide dogs for the blind but there are also hearing dogs for the deaf and even seizure alert dogs, capable of alerting people with epilepsy about an impending fit.
What does HDD stand for?
HDD stands for Hearing Dogs for the Deaf (UK)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The event raised pounds 4,130, which was split equally between Breast Friends Solihull and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.
Money raised from the entry fees will be split between Solihull Breast Friends and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.
Mark would have laughed at the concept of hearing dogs for the deaf on the air because he makes light of his own condition, blindness.
Holloway learnt sign language and took up marathon running when he was out of work to raise money for Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, as they might help 16-year-old twins Eve and Chloe and Harriet, 14, in the future.
By holding a raffle and completing a 5k sponsored dog walk they hope to raise pounds 1,000 for Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, a charity which trains dogs to alert deaf people to everyday sounds like a telephone or doorbell ringing - something others might take for granted.
Proceeds go to the mayor's civic appeal in support of the stroke unit at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital and for Guide Dogs for the Blind and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf.
Double-blind tests on six dogs of varying ages and breeds, trained by Hearing Dogs for the deaf, had a success rate of 41 per cent - much higher than the 14 per cent success expected by chance alone.