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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The following is the curriculum for Seeing Eye dogs (<http://www.seeingeye.org>).
The government will allocate assistance for the training of guide dogs for the deaf and elderly -- which have yet to become popular in Japan compared with Seeing Eye dogs for the visually impaired -- to promote such dogs.
"In some of our buildings we do have residents with Seeing Eye dogs. We feel we definitely need to make that provision."
During the Congressional deliberations, however, a group of blind people appeared who entered the hearing room with seeing eye dogs. The group made quite an impact on the Senators in attendance and, as a result, against the advice of the administration, aid to the blind became the third category of public assistance (Scotch & Berkowitz, 1990).
Many people are very committed." Just ask McGuinness about the mission of his organization, which places Seeing Eye dogs with blind people from across North America, and his face lights up.
If we both go to a cleaner and yours gives 10 percent of proceeds to Seeing Eye dogs, mine loses me as a customer."
Animal-assisted therapy is commonly confused with service animals, such as "seeing eye dogs," but there are distinct differences.
Eligible animals include police K-9s and specialty dogs, such as narcotic detection, search and rescue, and seeing eye dogs. (Racing and hunting dogs are not covered.)