In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- This is the story of a guide dog for the blind, embellished with beautiful black-and-white photos.
- Three firefighters are taking the plunge to help pay for a new guide dog for the blind.
- It's been mentioned to me that the owner of the guide dog, being blind, can't be ‘watching’ the show.
- I had assumed that there was no way for him to be able to do this simple task himself, without realising that this would be one of the situations that a guide dog would be trained to deal with.
- Its steady, amiable temperament makes it a dependable guide dog for the blind.
- I wonder what would happen if a blind man with a guide dog attempt to board his bus?
- There were 95 incidents of fireworks being used as a weapon and the victims included three cats and six dogs, including a guide dog, two horses and a lamb.
- Well after all, a guide dog could lead you safely out of the desert if you were lost.
- It costs 35,000 to train and keep a guide dog during its working life.
- The Labrador Retriever is also often selected as a guide dog for the blind.
- An elderly blind woman and her guide dog were targeted by thugs who shot fireworks at them.
- My wife, Sylvia, who has been blind since birth and her guide dog are devoted to each other and go everywhere together.
- Police had to escort fire engines in Bradford because there was a fear of ambush and an elderly blind woman with her guide dog had rockets fired at them.
- It costs £35,000 to rear and train a guide dog and then look after it throughout its retirement.
- Guide dogs are provided free of charge to our clients, but it takes two years to train a guide dog, at a cost of 7,000.
- This year marks the eighth year to climb a mountain as a challenge, and in doing so, will raise funds to train a guide dog to give someone an independent life.
- It takes 18 months before a guide dog is fully trained.
- She also plans to put on curry and Chinese nights and start a charity appeal to buy a guide dog for the blind.
- And I use the word ‘trained’ in the same sense as I would if the student were a horse, or a guide dog for the blind.
- The advert depicted a guide dog deliberately leading its blind owner into a pole in order to get at her take-away chicken.
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