Seven years ago, Meg’s life changed forever when she was partnered with her beloved hearing dog Sparky. However, this year Meg needed extra support that Sparky couldn’t provide and she looked to our Hearing Link Services for a helping hand.
Over and above being a very talented dog trainer, Aimee also takes the most amazing photos, which really help us to spread awareness. If you ever need to see a happy face, then Mocha’s Instagram page is the place to go!
Unquestionably, saying goodbye can be a challenging part of being a volunteer with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Here are some favourite pieces of advice, and other wise words, from volunteers who have been through the experience.
When Lauren’s first hearing dog Sam retired, she knew there would be big paws to fill. However, black Labrador Douglas stepped in to give Lauren the confidence she needed to live life the way she wants, just like Sam had done before.
Hearing Dogs is incredibly lucky to have over 3,000 amazing volunteers across the UK. Just 1% fall into the 18-29 age bracket but their impact and energy are immeasurable, and we are delighted to have several different ways that young supporters can get involved with the charity.