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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As well as fundraising, Elaine, who lost her sight due to a condition known as retinitis pigmentosa, can often be found speaking to local groups about Guide Dogs.
Mr Burton, who, is partially sighted after suffering optical nerve failure, is making the trip to help raise funds for Guide Dogs for the Blind because of the independence he now has since he got Gaynor.
As well as providing guide dogs, the charity also provides a wide range of other community-based support services to people with sight loss.
A Warwick District Council report says: "The Guide Dogs Association has indicated that it wants to explore the possibility of relocating their operation elsewhere within the District and to redevelop their current site."
I was then told by Guide Dogs UK that if I go out with Peter he has to go out in his harness at all times, and that I can only walk one dog at a time due to insurance."
"During that time the dog will be living with a puppy walker for the first 12 months, then they will be moving on to guide dog training, after that we will be looking to match that dog with someone on our waiting list."
"Getting a guide dog will give him so much confidence."
Lucy Edwards, aged 21, from Sutton Coldfield, won the Young Person's Achievement award in the Guide Dogs Annual Awards 2017.
Being part of the Chatelherault Cohort, a puppy walking group, has allowed me to make new friends and meet new people as everyone wants to stop and talk when they see a guide dog puppy.
SOME people believe guide dogs can empty a dishwasher and read train timetables, a charity claimed today.
"It costs almost PS50,000 to support a Guide Dog partnership from the birth of the pup to its retirement at about ten years old.
Oswestry, United Kingdom, December 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Library at Walford and North Shropshire College's (WNSC) Walford Campus played host to a visit by the Oswestry Branch of the charity Guide Dogs, the Guide Dogs charity is currently sponsored by the Libraries at the Oswestry and Walford campuses with literature on what the charity does available at both campuses.

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