Thursday, January 15, 2015

Turning shelter dogs into service dogs

A Colorado organization that finds "dogs from local animal shelters and trains them to be hearing dogs for people who are deaf and hard-of-hearing by identifying noises like alarms" is getting some attention in the Denver Post. The executive director of International Hearing Dog told the newspaper, ""When a dog is matched with a person and they come together as partners, it's an incredible, emotional thing." Read the full story here.