assistance dog

noun

a dog that has been specially trained to live with and accompany a disabled person, carrying out such tasks as prompting them to take medication or assisting them to cross a road

Nearby words

  1. assiniboine, mount,
  2. assisi,
  3. assist,
  4. assist-control ventilation,
  5. assistance,
  6. assistant,
  7. assistant professor,
  8. assistant referee,
  9. assistantship,
  10. assisted dying

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