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Diabetic Alert Dog

Michael has Type I (insulin dependent) Diabetes. Joy, a five year old female Siberian husky cross, is his constant companion and diabetic alert dog, (DAD). DADs undergo special training for 1 - 3 years to detect changes in breath odor resulting from low or high blood glucose. The dog will then alert their owner by pawing, licking, vocalizing, and even fetching a blood glucose monitor. They are also trained to deal with other animals and humans in all situations