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Woman Trains Service Dog to Protect Her Head from Hitting the Floor During Seizures

  1. #1
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    Mar 2012

    Arrow Woman Trains Service Dog to Protect Her Head from Hitting the Floor During Seizures

    This woman has a medical condition where she has seizures, and she's training her service dog to protect her head in this video.

    Published on Jun 21, 2017

    This is how Colt is trained to block my head during a seizure, because I have a TBI it is very dangerous for me to hit my head, I can literally die if I hit my head really bad again. This is only a reenactment, this is NOT a real seizure. And no of course I'm not really hitting my head in this video.

    This is just us keeping up with his training, I have to test him on everything that he knows often to make sure he still does it all reliably. He is trained to do this in a certain way that keeps both him and me safe, he will not get hurting doing this the way he has been trained to.

    I'm not actually there during a seizure so I would not be able to know if he did his job right or not. The middle video is basically a blooper, I laughed so hard, the floor was super slippery and he had a hard time getting his body under my 10lb head.

    The important thing that makes me super proud is that he never stops trying. He always looks back to make sure I am safe and keeps trying till I am. I am so blessed to have him. He has saved my life in many ways.

    ▪️ Frequently Asked Questions▪️
    Q: What breed is Colt?
    A: Weimaraner/English Labrador

    Q: Where did I get Colt?
    A: Colt was hand picked from a litter by a behavioralist and myself.

    Q: Who Trained Colt?
    A: Colt was owner trained by myself.

    Q: How did I train Colt?
    A: I have many years of experience training military K9's.

    Q: How long did it take to train him?
    A: Training never really stops but he was considered a fully trained service dog after a little over a year and a half.

    Q: How does Colt alert to seizures?
    A: Seizure alert Can Not be trained, it's a natural instinct, the dog can ether do it or it can't.

    Q: How long do I have before a seizure or pass out spell when Colt alerts?
    A: For seizures I have anywhere from 30mins-2hours, most times it's enough time to take medication to prevent the seizure. For pass out spells, I have about 15mins.

    Q: What type of diet is Colt on?
    A: We follow a Prey Model Raw PMR and Frankenprey diet. This is a raw diet including 80% muscle meat, 10% meaty bones, and 10% organs. No vegetables included in meals.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    My dog does that even when I'm not having a seizure.

  3. #3
    That's pretty amazing.

  4. #4
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    Nov 2017
    Seattle Washington
    This is so nice to watch, what a sweet dog, The woman did a great job in training her dog.

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