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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dog that has been specially trained to assist a disabled person with certain daily tasks, such as picking up an object from the floor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A canine, such as a seeing-eye dog or a hearing-ear dog, which assists a person who is physically handicapped or who suffers from a mental disability such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • n. A canine which assists the work of military or law enforcement officials.

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