Is a Seizure Alert and Assistance Dog Right for Me?
In order to receive an Seizure Alert Dog from Little Angels, you must:
- Have seizures more than once per month on average. This is the frequency required for a dog to learn and recognize them.
- Have strong communication skills and the ability to be consistent with a dog regarding training and exercises.
- Have a love for dogs.
- Have finances to provide your dog with veterinary care and maintenance for the next 10-12 years.
- Be willing to travel to San Diego, California or Bartlett, New Hampshire for handler training with your child and at least one additional adult to provide child care while you are in your lessons.
What if I need a seizure alert dog for my child or infant?
Due to our alert game, we can train the dog to alert to a parent that their child is going to have a seizure. No more worrying! It is such a relief for parents to know when their child is having a seizure.
If a pet isn't what you are looking for, consider applying for a service dog. Our 'Apply for a Service Dog' page goes into extreme detail about the process and will help you decided what path is right for you!
To submit an application select the link below. A non-refundable fee of $30.00 will be charged to ensure the commitment level of each applicant.