Guide dog training methods


The methods that are used to train dogs to guide people who are visually impaired.

Alternative labels

training methods for guide dog
guide dog training techniques
guide dog instruction methods
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training methods for guide dogs
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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Guide dog training methods is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Guide dog instructor: Guide dog instructors train dogs to be responsible in guiding blind people to travel effectively. They plan the training sessions, match guide dogs with their clients and ensure overall routine care of the training dogs. Guide dog instructors also provide advice to the blind people in the use of techniques that facilitate dog’s travel skills and mobility.

Optional knowledge

Guide dog training methods is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Guide dog training methods – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022