Guide dog

Guide dogs or guide dogs are specially trained dogs that support blind or highly visually impaired people in everyday life and allow them to orient themselves safely. The statutory health insurance company covers the costs for the purchase, training and induction of the dog. It also pays a monthly lump sum for maintenance costs.

Medical prescription indicating visual impairment


Preconditions
High degree of visual impairment or blindness Prescription by the ophthalmologist Appropriate accommodation and catering for the dog personal suitability of the dog owner daily outlet Holder must have completed a mobility training