Guide Dogs for the Blind | Assistance Dogs UK

Guide Dogs and Assitance Dogs Definition

Lightweight Guide Dog Harness with Handle for Sale UKGuide dogs are dogs that are specially trained to help blind and visually impaired people to walk and pass obstacles. With this intentions dogs have been serving people for hundreds of years.

Assistance Dogs History

Guide dogs for the blind are mentioned even in the English alphabet for children, that is known since XVI century: "B was a Blind-man/Led by a dog".

The first dog guide training schools were founded in Germany in the time of the World War I with the intention to increase mobility of veterans, who lost their sight in the result of military actions.

In 1929 there was founded the first guide dog training school in the USA (Nashville, Tennessee, Morristown since 1931, New Jersey).

assistance dogs in the ukIn Great Britain such schools were founded in 1931.

Assistance Dogs in the UK

There is the International Federation of Guide Dog Schools of assistance dogs in the UK. You may read more information about assistant dogs in the UK at the official web site of the Assistance Dog International organization.

Assistance Dogs Breeds

As guide dogs there are usually used Rottweilers, German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, but dogs of other breeds are also trained for assistance for the blind and other needs.

Guide Dogs Law

In many countries guide dogs presence at public places like public transport and other public facilities is not limited. Guide dogs are welcome at buses, taxis, plains, at restaurants, cinemas, and shopping centers.

According to the Equality Act 2010 (EA) the people with disabilities have the equal right to use services supplied by shops, banks, hotels, libraries, pubs, taxis and restaurants as everyone else.

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Guide Dog Harness for Assistance Dogs

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They have a close handle at the back strap and a large datachable bridge handle for assistance. It is easily adjusted by quick release buckles.

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