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

n
(Social Welfare) a dog that has been specially trained to live with and accompany someone who is blind, enabling the blind person to move about safely

guide′ dog`


n.
a dog trained to lead a blind person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guide dog - a dog trained to guide the blindguide dog - a dog trained to guide the blind  
working dog - any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Seeing Eye dog - (trademark) a guide dog trained to guide a blind person
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Maggi Burgess - nominated as Inspirational Guide Dog Owner - and her guide dog Annie, left, and Abigail Lewis - shortlisted for the Young Persons Achievement award - with her buddy dog Ursula, far left.
A guide dog charity has warned the number of attacks on the trained animals by other, more dangerous dogs is at an all-time high.
If we received PS2,500 or more, we would use the money to name a Guide Dog puppy.
Among those to attend the event was Naomi Ditchfield and her guide dog.
This Guide Dog Week we're trying to "bust some myths" about our dogs
Through its guide dog training programme the charity provides mobility to blind and partially sighted people.
PEOPLE are urged to "Get Noticed in Neon" for National Guide Dog week.
The survey also revealed that 83 per cent of people believe it is the guide dog who decides when to cross the road, not the owner - a common misconception.
Guide Dog Mobility instructors Tony and Emily Harvey, are both well known for their work in North Wales.
A DENTAL clinic in Coventry has helped to give a new puppy the future of becoming a guide dog.
Level 2 Animal Care students listened to a talk by Lin Stapley in the Library, about her experiences with her guide dog Woody, the work and history of the Guide Dogs charity, developments for the future and Lin and Woody's special partnership.
A survey carried out by Guide Dogs on a fifth of London's 320 guide dog owners found that 42% had been involved in a collision with a bike and 76% had experienced a 'near miss.