Meet Pip, The Lifesaving Dog.
Let us introduce you to 13-year old Katie Gregson and Pip, her sheepdog, friend and hero.
Pip regularly saves Katie’s life by sniffing out changes in blood sugar levels on her breath. Amazingly, Katie taught Pip to do this herself. When her blood sugar is too low, Pip will bark to alert Katie and will retrieve her medical pack containing the insulin she needs to take.
This is something young Katie does seamlessly in her own life, not only with the help of Pip, but also by using the latest simple monitoring technology to ensure she’s always looked after.
Proud mum Christine said that “Katie researched all the techniques and ways to teach dogs about scent levels all by herself. Pip is a constant companion for her and has got her through the worst times, it’s an amazing relationship they have.”
It just goes to show that Dogs really can be man’s best friend! Let us know what you think to this inspirational story over on Facebook or Twitter.