Thursday, February 13, 2014

Seizure Dog?

Did our dog really miss her calling?  Was she really supposed to be trained as a seizure service dog, instead of a hunting dog (Jeremy does say she is a great retriever in the field)?

I have heard stories about those who have dogs that alert them to seizures but I have never actually seen it.

Until tonight...
Jeremy sitting on one couch.  Brayden in the big chair.  And I was on the other couch, working on the computer.  When the dog, started pestering me with nudging and whining (kind of doing her emergency potty dance).  I tried to ignore her.
I looked up and Brayden started going into a seizure.  I quickly jumped up to tend to him.  The dog circled around and got right next to Brayden, acting very anxious.
Brayden's seizure stopped and she plopped down on the ground to chew a bone.

Jeremy and I both were in amazement that the dog seem to be fully aware Brayden was going into a seizure (before we could see it), tried to let me know, showed concern and immediately settled down once Brayden was fine.

Shocked she did it.


Abby said...

Wow, that is amazing!!

The VW's said...

What a good pup!