Dog will always be a man’s best friend. Aside from being loyal, loving, compassionate and intelligent, dogs are also known to be very protective. This is one of the reasons why dogs are the first choice to become service and therapy dogs.
Watch the heart-warming video below that shows how Poppy (the dog) alerts Shannon (who suffers from epileptic seizure) few minutes before her seizure attack. This gives Shannon time to make herself safe so that she doesn’t hurt herself. During the seizure attack, Poppy licks her face to get rid of excess saliva and vomit caused by the seizure that might cause choking. This task is necessary for the patient’s survival because choking on saliva and vomit that can result in death.