Hearing Dogs

How are they trained?

When are they trained? How long is the training?

  • Training normally begins around 12-14 months of age.
  • Lasts 16 weeks.

Soundwork Training

  • Trained to respond to different household sounds.
  • Teaching the general location of where the sound is coming from.
  • How to tell their owner about a sound.
  • Responding to doorbells and cooking timers
  • Responding to fire sirens and smoke alarms
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Obedience Training

  • To respond to hand and voice signals/commands
  • To not get distracted easily
  • To follow orders
  • To follow and alert there owners
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