guide dog

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guide dog

n.
A dog that has been specially trained to guide a blind or visually impaired person.

guide dog

A dog specifically trained to assist blind or partially sighted persons with mobility.
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* BLIND DOGS The story of Zeus and his blindness is a classic.
Able dogs instinctively know the deaf or blind dog has to be treated differently.
I'm certain that if I was in Portman Square with a blind dog and a parrot that couldn't speak, I could run racing better than that lot
When the blind dog demands light, its master knows that he will never see beyond the horizon: "'Let there be light.' I command.
First recognized for his story Arktur (1958; translated as Arktur -- Hunting Dog, 1965), in which a blind dog, apparently fated to be an outcast, is adopted out of pity by a local doctor and becomes a famous hunter, Kazakov is known in Russia and abroad for his stories Zapakh khleba (1958; translated as The Smell of Bread, 1964), Adam i Eva (1958; translated as Adam and Eve, 1964), and Trali - Vali (1959; translated as Silly - Billy, 1964).
Accomplishments over the past decades have included the development of vaccines for distemper and parvovirus; genome studies that increased understanding of canine evolution and domestication, and the first gene therapy to restore sight to a congenitally blind dog.
A BLIND dog trapped on the Wirral shoreline sparked a fullscale alert when people tried to wade into the water to rescue the terrified animal.
She says one of the reasons which led to this was that she could cross a road with a blind dog in an area she is familiar with.
The response to the blind dog Heidi has been tremendous and she went to her new home in time for Christmas.
"I once saw a very old, sick and blind dog for sale, and a female with her puppies," she said.