hearing dog

noun

Definition of hearing dog

: a dog trained to alert its deaf or hearing-impaired owner to sounds (as of a doorbell, alarm, or telephone) called also hearing ear dog

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1952

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hearing dog

noun

medical Definition of hearing dog

: a dog trained to alert its deaf or hearing-impaired owner to sounds (as of a doorbell, alarm, or telephone) called also hearing ear dog

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