Diabetic Service Dogs, also known as Diabetic Alert Service Dogs and Hypo Alert Service Dogs trained by Service Dog Experts can help a person living with diabetes live the life they were meant to live. Service Dog Experts can train a Diabetic Service Dog to take care of you or your loved one's special needs.
With their superior scenting abilities, Diabetic Service Dogs can actually sense chemical changes taking place when blood sugar goes too high or low in a person with diabetes. These loyal and loving dogs are usually paired with an individual for life.
Diabetic Service Dogs are carefully trained to do the following:
- recognize the scent changes of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
- recognize breath scent changes of high blood sugar
- alert diabetic to take medicine
- retrieve glucose
- retrieve medication
- retrieve phone or dial 911
The above tasks represent what an Diabetic Service Dog is capable of performing. Each Diabetic Alert service dog is specifically trained to their owners personal needs based on their medical condition and may or may not include the above tasked described.
Diabetic Alert Service Dogs provide a safety net for an Adult or Child with diabetes by making sure that when a drop or rise in blood sugar occurs, the patient is immediately alerted to the life threatening situation.