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Re; hearing aid for dog

Lois J. Barin barin.2 at osu.edu
Wed Jun 18 10:59:13 EST 1997

In article <33A77D42.2DCF at hctc.net> audioman at HCTC.NET (Jeffrey Sirianni) writes:

>pinkey43 at pop.ma.ultranet.com writes:

>>I was wondering if anyone knew about hearing aids for dogs, my 12 year
>>old golden retreiver is going deaf and I would like to see if anything
>>can be done.

>This thread has brought a smile to my face.  Thanks to all who have offered
>advice and experience.

>Some of my thoughts as I was reading the responses....

>- Did I forget to take "Veterinary Audiology" in graduate school?....

>- I'd love to see a dog work the remote control.....

>- I wonder if a dog is concerned about vanity?......

>Just some strange thoughts... Keep up the good work....


What?  Your grad school did not offer "Veterinary Audiology"!?!?  :-)

My cousin is a certified ASL interpretter, and her dogs understand about a 
dozen individual signs.  But the dogs are hearing, and I don't know what the 
success rate would be of teaching an already hard-of-hearing dog......


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