Life-changing partnerships celebrated
Launched during Hearing Dogs Week 2012, our recipients told us about the wonderful partnerships they share with their hearing dogs and the incredible life-changing benefits they give them.
Many of our recipients were keen to tell us just how their lives have changed since having a hearing dog, with recipients telling us how they felt prior to having one. Our recipients have told us they felt:
- Lonely (82%)
- Isolated (78%)
- Stressed (71%)
- Vulnerable (67%)
- Depressed (59%)
- Suicidal (14%)
But the introduction of a hearing dog has turned many of our recipients’ lives around. They have told us their hearing dog:
- Gives them companionship (97%)
- Gives them confidence in daily life (95%)
- Gives them security (94%)
- Helps them to make friends with people (92%)
- Gives them independence (92%)
- Gives them confidence (90%)
- Helps them feel connected to the hearing world (78%)
And our recipients even added that their hearing dog made them:
- Feel more secure (92%)
- Feel less stressed (90%)
- Feel more approachable (89%)
- Feel more able to cope (85%)
- Feel more included (74%)
So, as you can see, hearing dogs really do change lives. To donate to this year’s Hearing Dogs Week Appeal, please click here.
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