guide dog

noun

Definition of guide dog

: a dog trained to lead the blind

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Animals are not allowed in the park with the exception of guide dogs. Anne Gelhaus, The Mercury News, "Campbell community briefs for the week of June 21," 16 June 2019 The animal must be individually trained to do work or perform tasks that benefit a person with a disability, such as a guide dog for someone with visual impairments or an animal trained to provide help to someone with post traumatic stress disorder. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, "It will soon be a crime in Alabama to misrepresent a pet as a service animal," 14 Aug. 2019 There are also wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as a new guide dog and an ear with a hearing aid. BostonGlobe.com, "CVS begins human trials of home dialysis machine," 18 July 2019 Judge Andrew Kim fined Smalling $157 for the infraction but refused to order her to compensate the owner of the guide dog. Bob Egelko, SFChronicle.com, "Calif. court says convicts must pay restitution, no matter how small the crime," 7 June 2019 There are also wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as a new guide dog and an ear with a hearing aid. Washington Post, "Modest economic expansion cited in Federal Reserve survey," 18 July 2019 There are also wheelchairs, prosthetic arms and legs, as well as a new guide dog and an ear with a hearing aid. BostonGlobe.com, "CVS begins human trials of home dialysis machine," 18 July 2019 Some of the upcoming emoji will include people who use hearing aids, wheelchairs, guide dogs and people with prosthetic limbs. Nadia Suleman, Time, "Apple Teases 230 New Emoji in Celebration of World Emoji Day," 17 July 2019 These include people in wheelchairs, people with canes, guide dogs, hearing aids, and prosthetic limbs. Jon Porter, The Verge, "Why does Apple hate falafel?," 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of guide dog

1932, in the meaning defined above

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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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