seizure alert dog

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seizure alert dog

A service dog that is trained to recognise the symptoms of an impending seizure and bark at the appropriate party.
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With his Seizure Response Dog, Steil by his side, Kyle and his family are very hopeful he can enjoy the things in life he has always enjoyed such as working out, spending time outdoors and spending time with his family and friends with the added peace of mind Steil will bring.
According to Assistance Dogs International (ADI), the cost of raising and training a specialized service or seizure response dog is about $10,000 a year.
With Rose by her side, Hannah is confident that having a Seizure Response Dog will provide her with the independence she needs to face the everyday challenges of living with epilepsy.
With Millie by her side, Rebecca is confident that having a Seizure Response Dog will provide her with the independence she needs to face the everyday challenges of living with epilepsy.
With Vega by her side, Mia's family is confident that having a Seizure Response Dog will give her the confidence and independence she needs to face everyday challenges of living with epilepsy.
Seizure Response Dogs can get help (retrieve a phone, tap a K-9 rescue phone button which calls the operator and then 911, bark for help), reorient a person after a seizure, nudge a person who is having an absence seizure, provide emotional support, carry meds and client information.
Seizure response dogs are trained to pull potentially dangerous objects out of the way when their patient has an epileptic fit.