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Author Fetty, Margaret.

Title Seizure-alert dogs / Margaret Fetty.

Imprint New York : Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated, c2010.

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 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  362.1 FETTY    ---  Available
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Series Dog heroes
Note Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p 31) and index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents Warning in the park -- Brain signals -- A helping paw -- Knowing to alert -- Paws with personality -- A good beginning -- Seizure training -- A perfect match -- Team training -- Team Alex and Lady -- A small wonder -- Canine heroes -- Just the facts -- Common breeds.
Summary Before Alex was paired with Lady, a German shepherd, he never knew when a seizure would strike. Someone had to stay with Alex at all times he couldn t even watch television by himself. Now, with Lady by his side, Alex knows he will be safe. Lady is a seizure-alert dog. She warns Alex when he s going to have a seizure and comforts him after an attack. Packed with real-life narratives of canine heroes protecting their human partners, Seizure-Alert Dogs covers the training process and shows how these dogs give their owners the confidence they need to live independent lives. Before Alex was paired with Lady, a German shepherd, he never knew when a seizure would strike. Someone had to stay with Alex at all times he couldn t even watch television by himself. Now, with Lady by his side, Alex knows he will be safe. Lady is a seizure-alert dog. She warns Alex when he s going to have a seizure and comforts him after an attack. Packed with real-life narratives of canine heroes protecting their human partners, Seizure-Alert Dogs covers the training process and shows how these dogs give their owners the confidence they need to live independent lives.
Audience 234.
IG 980 Lexile.
N Fountas and Pinnell.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG RL 5.3 0.5 131778 PCMS.
Subject Animals and the handicapped.
Animals as aids for people with disabilities.
Dogs -- Therapeutic use.
Epilepsy -- Treatment.
ISBN 1597168653
9781597168656

 
    
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