What is Guide Dog?

Guide dogs help people with visual impairment walk safely and can be good companion animals.

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As there is courtesy among people, manners are also necessary when dealing with guide dogs. This is about etiquette for guide dogs who are being visual impaired people's eyes and feet.
Avoid contact such as petting a guide dog while walking
Guide dogs are usually Labrador retriever species and are gentle and follow people well, so everyone wants to pet them. However, if the guide dog is touched by someone not the owner, it may interfere with the safe walking of partner with the guide dog, causing unexpected danger. If you meet a guide dog on the street, just watch it quietly and love it with your heart.
Do not privide foods or snacks to a guide dog
Guide dogs may not be able to guide partner properly if coveting food while walking. Therefore, guide dogs should only eat feed from their owners. Giving snacks to guide dogs just because they are cute can be harmful to guide dogs and partner.
Do not call out or talk to a guide dog
It is obstructing behavior calling out or talking to an acting guide dog since it highly requires the attention and concentration of guide dog for safe walking.
What should you do when you meet a partner with a guide dog at the bus stop?
If you are waiting for a bus or waiting on the crosswalk, it is also recommended that you give the bus number to stop at the stop or that the traffic light changes. Partner and guide dogs can determine the change in bus number or traffic lights by judging the help of the people around them or the situation around them.