I have just joined your group and was wondering if any of you know much about Diabetic alert dogs. i volunteer for a non-profit organisation call Paws for Diabetics Inc. (www,pfd.org.au). My son is a…Continue
"I live in Australia and help Paws for Diabetics Inc (www.pfd.org.au) and my son has a dog and I help train and place them as well. You can ask me any questions you have if you like and I will do my best to answer them."
"wow what a great dog, my son has a whippet and he (Oscar) has changed our families lives for ever. We received ours through Paws for Diabetics. www.pfd.org.au I now help train and place them for other t1 and t2 diabetics. I still can't believe…"
"What a wonderful job and a wonderful thing you are doing. I will have to read where you have posted :)Is the dog your holding one that can alert ? I have always wondered if all breeds can alert...I'll be back in a bit-have to make a quick…"
"For those in Australia check out www.pfd.org.au they work with many different breeds large and small. For anyone that would like to chat my sone has a diabetic alert dog and I help train and place them.
"We train for the dog to be 24/7. The issue of a part time dog as you say is they are a dog and don't have a on off switch. They will always be wanting to work. This is what they are trained for to alert with out prompting. What would you be…"
"My interest has just been piqued by a long discussion over on CWD regarding the alert dogs. I have long been aware of them. I did not know they had such a high accuracy rate, nor did I realize these dogs alert for highs, as well as lows AND that you…"
I have just joined your group and was wondering if any of you know much about Diabetic alert dogs. i volunteer for a non-profit organisation call Paws for Diabetics Inc. (www,pfd.org.au). My son is a type one, I am pictured with my sond alert dog! he does not know when he is having a hypo and his dog tells him. Would love to talk to other that might be interested in knowing a little more or just have questions. If you like check us out you never know we might be able to help you.
"Hi I am a new member of Tu Diabetes I have type One Insulin Dependant Diabetes, Insulin Resistance and I am completly Hypo Unaware so my life has had many ups and downs along with alot of other medical complications. I am also volunteer for Paws for…"
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