Guide Dog

A guide (or Seeing Eye) dog, trained to help lead a person who is blind or visually impaired. Generally depicted as a yellowish-brown Labrador Retriever on all fours facing left, equipped with a harness and handle. Many platforms additionally include a collar.

Not to be confused with 🐕‍🦺 Service Dog, though their popular applications may overlap.

Twitter implements the same dog as its 🐕 Dog. Samsung and Twitter’s guide dogs have green harnesses.

Guide Dog was approved as part of Unicode 12.0 in 2019 and added to Emoji 12.0 in 2019.