Posts Tagged “seizure alert dog”

9 Year Old Girl Starts Business to Raise Money For Service Dog

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9 Year Old Girl Starts Business to Raise Money For Service Dog

by Robert Hudson Nine year old Abbi Broadway was diagnosed with epilepsy and with seizures happening throughout the night, Abbi’s Mom Robin began looking toward training their black lab Preston to be a service dog that alerts to seizures. “It’s going to cost upwards of $20,000,” Robin says. To help raise money, Abbi started baking…

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A Dog Changes the Life of an Autistic, Blind, and Epileptic Child

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A Dog Changes the Life of an Autistic, Blind, and Epileptic Child

Tom Penders is the father of a teenager named Becky. She is autistic. She is also many other things. “She was born with a condition called Bilateral Anophthalmia (born without eyes and optic nerves),” he says. “At 5 she was diagnosed with autism and at 10 years she developed epilepsy. It is a long hard…

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Dog and Animal Trainer Brandon McMilan, CBS Series Lucky Dog Host, Speaks With Us

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Dog and Animal Trainer Brandon McMilan, CBS Series Lucky Dog Host, Speaks With Us

This week we were honored to speak with celebrity trainer and animal behaviorist and host of the Emmy-nominated television series Lucky Dog, Brandon McMillan. Brandon  is an animal trainer and behaviorist who has spent his entire life learning about and working with all types of animals—from household pets to the wildest of untamed beasts. Born into a…

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