Nov 27, 2023
Join us as we welcome back Amelia, my beloved wife, and frequent guest, to share her insightful journey training Roscoe P, our mini Australian shepherd, as a diabetes-alert dog! In this episode, we delve into the world of canine companionship and explore the intricacies of training a dog to detect both high and low blood sugar levels.
Amelia candidly shares their experiences, highlighting the factors that led them to choose the Australian shepherd breed for its working nature, focus on humans, and manageable size for travel. We uncover the significance of time commitment and consistency in training, emphasizing that it's an ongoing process that extends beyond the initial intensive training period.
Tune in for a comprehensive overview of the challenges and nuances of training a diabetes alert service dog, where persistence and adaptability are key. This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the incredible journey of turning a furry friend into a lifesaving companion!
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