Category: "Service Dogs"

Everything to Know About Epilepsy Service Dogs

Everything to Know About Epilepsy Service Dogs

People with epilepsy sometimes have trained service dogs to help their owners during seizures. They are trained to prevent injuries and seek help when needed.   Reasons to Train a Service Dog for Epilepsy Alert Service dogs can perform various tasks related to their handlers’ disabilities.    For people with epilepsy, these tasks are not limited to when a seizure occurs. Dogs […]

Service dog by her side, Texas teen wins Miss Dallas pageant despite epilepsy, autism

Service dog by her side, Texas teen wins Miss Dallas pageant despite epilepsy, autism

Alison Appleby, 17, of Sherman, Texas, said her seizure alert dog, Brady, is her ‘support through it all’ Teen Alison Appleby of Sherman, Texas, was crowned Miss Dallas Teen USA 2022 recently with her loyal service dog, Brady, right by her side. The 17-year-old teenager, who lives with autism and epilepsy, accomplished what she once considered the impossible […]

Tips to Be Fit: Get a little help from a canine service friend

Tips to Be Fit: Get a little help from a canine service friend

Most people are familiar with guide dogs that assist people who are blind or have partial vision loss. There a variety of service dogs that also help those impacted by hearing loss, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, psychiatric illnesses, diabetes and many more medical conditions. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), “service […]

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