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Service Dog...

My granddaughter's epileptologist has suggested that a service dog might be good for her.  Does anyone on the forum have any experience with one, and are they of any benefit?  The major concentrate here are seizures that would occur at times or locations that could put her life in danger.  3 physicians, 3 hospitals, and nobody can get it completely under control.  "She's a mystery", is their eventual diagnosis....
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1780921 tn?1499301793
A little boy on my daughters swim team had a service dog. When the dog detected or sensed that he was going to have a seizure, it would try and go hide. When that happened his mom and dad knew he was going to have a seizure which in turn allowed them time to put on his protective helmet and get him to an area were the odds of him hurting himself was less.
Not all dogs react the same way when they sense a seizure is going to happen, that just happens to be his.
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