Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Hero dog saves owner from seizures
Danielle has a spinal cord injury, which occasionally leads to seizures that can last up to five minutes. A few days after the adoption, the otherwise quiet dog jumped up on her lap and barked. Ten minutes later, she had a seizure.
This happened over and over again: eight times over a two month span.
According to Danielle's doctor, she releases hormones before a seizure. This is undetectable to a human, but not to a dog. Thanks to Thor, she now gets early warnings and can take medication that will cut the length of each seziure.
Read more here.
~ Maria Sadowki ~