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Service Dog

Service Dog

I have strongly been considering getting a service dog through Paws with A Cause. Has anyone gotten a dog through them, or any other foundation? What are the opinions on service dogs.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member has answers for you. This is his response to a question I asked awhile ago: I've was homebound for about a year after I had… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Seizure Alert Dogs

Seizure Alert Dogs

Has anyone thought about getting a seizure alert dog? Here lately I have had my seizures frequently so I can't drive but I have almost had a couple seizures in the store so I am getting kind of nervous about what to do if that happens...it's making me just want to stay home away from people so my husband suggested a service dog that might help me get my independence and confidence back....thoughts?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thanks Jeff. I am kind of in your shoes. I have had photosensitivity epilepsy for 22 years. All of that time I have been able to work and live fairly… read more

posted over 4 years ago

How Do I Get Or Make My Dog A Service Dog?

How Do I Get Or Make My Dog A Service Dog?

My best friend is letting me dog sit her dog and for these past months he has been a great help with helping me with my depression, anxiety so I want to know how do I go about getting him training to be a service dog? What's the real website to go through this process? If anyone has a service dog how long did it take to train your dog, do you experience any problems still taking your dog to public places? I take him wherever they allow me to because I travel alone a lot… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Look for dog trainers that will train the dog to be a service dog

posted almost 4 years ago

How Do I Get My Dog Certified As A Service Dog

How Do I Get My Dog Certified As A Service Dog

I have a dog that I have had his whole life and he can tell Everytime I am going to have a seizure before I even know some times. I would like to get him certified as a service dog.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you, i had the same question=)

posted over 2 years ago

Does Anyone Have A Service Dog And The Process Plus Cost Of Getting One

Does Anyone Have A Service Dog And The Process Plus Cost Of Getting One

I have Seizures and sometimes I'm by myself. So in case I have one it's good to have a Service Dog to help me from hitting my head or to get help...
Who can I talk to about a Service Dog that's trained for Seizures and the cost of it and requirements...

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It cost about 60,000

posted over 2 years ago

Has Anyone Had A Hard Time With Other Family Members About Going Off With Other Friends Or Coworkers?

Has Anyone Had A Hard Time With Other Family Members About Going Off With Other Friends Or Coworkers?

Having a hard time with other's letting me have a normal life as much as possible. So how can I keep from being stressed out from someone else trying to tell me what I can and can't do? Has anyone else had this problem?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I know the feeling in the lower back... The Doctor put acrylic cement between the 2 discs in lower back. I had fractured it when there was a seizure. Be… read more

posted 5 months ago

Service Dog

Service Dog

I'm looking into getting a service dog. Anyone in or around East Texas recommend a place?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Go to Monster and Friends they posted something that I think might help.

posted over 4 years ago

Can A Service Dog Be Trained As Opposed To Purchased?

Can A Service Dog Be Trained As Opposed To Purchased?

For several years I have applied for a service dog to help with my seizures as well as for emotional support. Recently at the hospital a fellow patient told me she has a service dog, and when I asked who or how she worked it out, she said she trained her pooch to be aware of seizures. So is it actually to say purchase a puppy and train it to be a service animal? Has anyone else ever heard of acquiring a service dog by simply acquiring one to train. I cannot… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

You can work with a trainer or trainers to get your dog ready. There is also a test to pass if you want to make sure your dog is ready.

posted almost 2 years ago

How Can I Get A Service Dog? Is It Better To Get A Puppy And Train It To Become A Service Dog Better, Or Better To Go Threw A Service?

How Can I Get A Service Dog? Is It Better To Get A Puppy And Train It To Become A Service Dog Better, Or Better To Go Threw A Service?

I live in Canada Calgary and I am trying really hard to get a service dog. I heard I can get a puppy and train the puppy to become a service dog myself but it cost alot of money or go threw a service and get a service dog fully trained and everything but it's a long wait just doesn't cost money but it's a really long and hard process. Any advice or recommendations? That would be… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

If you know of a Epilepsy Org . in Canada , call them up . They may have some info for you on service dogs

posted about 1 year ago

Medical Alert System?

Medical Alert System?

I been thinking about getting an alert system since im home alone. My service dog can be trained to press the button if i have a seizure and need help. He alerts to some seizures and barks if im down longer than 5min or goes and find the nearest person.
Problem is my family has lack of communication skills. They ignore my service dog when he is trying to tell them something! Going back to me having no support at home. My question i guess is... if i can't get them to listen to me or my… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have an app on my Apple Watch that SUPPOSEDLY will alert anyone you program it to with a message of your choosing and I believe can alert emergency… read more

posted almost 3 years ago