seeing-eye dog


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seeing-eye dog:

see guide dogguide dog,
a dog trained to lead a blind person. The first school for training such dogs was established by the German government after World War I for the benefit of blinded veterans.
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While most people are familiar with the use of seeing-eye dogs for the sight impaired and do not question their necessity, the public is less aware that federal discrimination laws do not differentiate between physical and mental disabilities when it comes to service animals.
McLean, 76, of 707 Ruggles Hill Road, told selectmen at that meeting he is legally blind and his seeing-eye dog would not set foot on the pebble-covered sidewalk.
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Lorri Bernson introduces the class to her seeing-eye dog, Nigel, and asks them to put a hand over one eye and make a tiny circle, using a forefinger and a thumb, over the other eye.
Then Caillou brings home a stray dog and also makes a very special friend - a seeing-eye dog.
McLean, 76, of 707 Ruggles Hill Road, told selectmen he is legally blind and that his seeing-eye dog, Belle, a 2-year-old yellow Labrador, refuses to walk on the stone-studded sidewalk.
Madonna spotlighted her Chihuahua in her "Human Nature" video, while Renee Zellweger got her pooch a role as a seeing-eye dog in "Nurse Betty" and Revolution's Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas cast her dog opposite Jennifer Lopez and Ralph Fiennes in "Maid in Manhattan.
It's an interesting experience walking into your ophthalmologist's office with a Seeing-Eye dog.
Pion was keeping a dog in the no-pets-allowed apartment, he claimed that the mutt was a seeing-eye dog for his blind father - who was driving over to get it.