International Association of
Assistance Dog Partners

A hearing dog alerts to a doorbell.

Hearing dogs alert their hard-of-hearing / deaf partners to sounds in the environment.

Notice the hearing dog that alerted to the doorbell is waiting patiently off lead.

Well trained!

Service dog aides emptying the dryer.

This service dog, assisting with emptying the dryer, has been trained in most of the same tasks as its larger counterparts.

Way to go!!

Service dog pulls on strap to open refrigerator door.     Service dog gets a solid grip on the soda.

Service dog takes the soda from the refrigerator.     Service dog pulls on strap closes refrigerator door.

Pictured from left to right, top then bottom, are most of the steps used in the task of getting a soda from the refrigerator.

Nothing like a cool drink when you've been outside working!

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