One in 400 children in the US suffer from diabetes, and while many of them struggle with figuring out when they need their insulin, the parents of one Long Island child found the perfect solution: Hero, a diabetic alert dog, a specialized breed of Lab that can detect when a diabetic is in trouble and find help.
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Health. We run with it, jump with it, use it, abuse it and never give it a second thought until something happens.In Caitlin Sutton’s case, it was a big something. Actually, a huge something that landed the then 12-year-old child in the hospital in a diabetic coma for three days.
The Columbian | Serving Clark County, Washington Dog can guard girl from dangers within | The Columbian Page 1 of 5 Dog can guard girl from dangers within Family is raising funds for a diabetic alert service animal Sarah is in training to become Bekah Timm’s diabetic alert dog, monitoring her blood sugar level through her scent. By Maecy Enger […]
Another Diabetic Alert Dogs by Warren Retrievers in the news. This time in Vancouver, Washington. Congratulations Timms family on your new pup named Sarah! A new dog will change Bekah Timm’s life and could one day save it. Bekah was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in March 2010, when she was 6 years old. Heidi Timm, her mother, said every family struggles […]
Making the News ! Another wonderful article written about our Organization providing hope to those families in need. Recently, Heidi Timm, her mother, heard about service dogs specifically bred to detect blood-sugar levels. The Vancouver, Wash., family hopes to receive a diabetic-alert service dog for Bekah. The family is raising money because of the cost of the highly trained […]