Australian Lions Hearing Dogs facts

Australian Lions Hearing Dogs

For over 40 years, Australian Lions Hearing Dogs (ALHD) has been providing Australians who are deaf or hard of hearing a set of ‘furry ears’ free of charge. In 2020, ALHD delivered just over 650 Australians a professionally trained Hearing Assistance Dog.  

One in six Australians suffer from some form of hearing loss and this number continues to rise. Currently, more than 400,000 Australians are suffering from severe or profound hearing loss. Factors impacting these difficulties range from our aging population to noise or occupation induced hearing loss. A study from the University of Melbourne states that around 350 children are born with permanent hearing loss each year.  

Hearing difficulties hurt more than just the individuals inflicted, it flows onto their friends and families. This is where Australian Lions Hearing Dogs makes a real difference.

Find the perfect gift this Christmas

As the holiday season approaches, we are thrilled to spread the joy and warmth of Christmas with you. It’s that magical time of year when we celebrate, give thanks, and exchange heartfelt gifts. To make your festive shopping experience merrier and stress-free, we are excited to introduce our first-ever Christmas Gift Guide!

Whether shopping for family, friends, or that special someone, our Gift Guide has something for everyone. Explore our amazing selections and find the perfect presents to share the joy of Christmas with your loved ones. 


Providing a set of ‘furry ears’ to deaf or hard of hearing Australians in need.

Providing Medical Alert Dogs to Australians living with type 1 Diabetes.


Make a once off or monthly reccuring donation.

Become a Puppy Sponsor by contributing directly to one of our puppies in training and join its exciting journey from puppyhood to Assistance Dog.

Join a life-changing experience in raising and training our puppies to become Assistance Dogs.

Become an integral part of the team.


November Newsletter 2023

ALHD’s November 2023 newsletter is available for reading now! To receive exclusive updates from ALHD, including our quarterly newsletter as soon as it’s published, please sign up to receive our newsletter. CEO Update Spring is just around the corner, and it can’t come soon enough, with how cold it has ben in the Adelaide Hills. The dogs at the Training Centre

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