Seizure-Response Dog for Devin

$735 $1,765
Raised Remaining
Nov 13, 2013

Update on Devin and Zoe

Devin and Zoe
Devin and Zoe

Thank you so much for donating to a "Seizure-Response Dog for Devin".  

While Zoe is still in training for Devin, they have had many opportunities to be together and begin that bonding process.  Recently they walked together at Chelsea's Epilepsy Walk for SUDEP Awareness in Winchester, VA.  Zoe is expected to be in training through June of 2014.

Zoe is being trained to recognize the onset of seizures and respond by hitting an alarm to notify caregivers. She is also being trained to stay with Devin during the seizure and can retrieve emergency medicine on command.

Thank you just doesn't seem to say enough.  Because of you and others like you, The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation has had the privilege of granting 55 seizure-response dog grants for individuals across the United States.  By donating to this project, you have made a difference in a young man's life, while bringing some much needed comfort to Devin's family!

Zoe at Chelsea
Zoe at Chelsea's Epilepsy Walk for SUDEP Awareness
Zoe, his guy and his trainer
Zoe, his guy and his trainer



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Epilepsy will affect 1 in 26 Americans at some point in their lives, and an estimated one-third of epilepsy-related deaths in children are due to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy). With awareness, preventative measures can be taken. Help The Chelsea Hutchison Foundation provide grants for trained seizure response dogs, allowing children with epilepsy and their families the comfort of knowing their health will be monitored at all times, and the possibility of preventing SUDEP. project reportread updates from the field

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Project Leader

Julie Hutchison

Littleton, CO United States

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