guide dog

noun

Definition of guide dog

: a dog trained to lead the blind

Examples of guide dog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What if a guide dog charity travels with its canine companions to another country? Robert Marchant, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 Contrary to what some may think, not everyone living with severe sight loss owns a guide dog. Gus Alexiou, Forbes, 31 Oct. 2021 It should also be noted that many individuals with sight loss do not use a white cane or a guide dog and are therefore not always visible to the rider themselves. Gus Alexiou, Forbes, 29 Sep. 2021 Guiding Eyes for the Blind, the show documented his training to become a guide dog. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 10 Aug. 2021 Born with albinism, which can hamper development of the optic nerve, Crosby had her first guide dog, Keystone, for nearly a decade. Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2021 Guiding Eyes for the Blind, the show documented his training to become a guide dog. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 10 Aug. 2021 Many feature her guide dog, a golden lab appropriately named Radar. Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2021 Guiding Eyes for the Blind, the show documented his training to become a guide dog. Kelli Bender, PEOPLE.com, 10 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of guide dog

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Guide dog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guide%20dog. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for guide dog

guide dog

noun

English Language Learners Definition of guide dog

: a dog that is specially trained to lead and help blind people

guide dog

noun

Kids Definition of guide dog

: a dog trained to lead a person who is blind

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