What is the benefit of having a seizure assistance dog?

The benefit of having a seizure assistance dog is that with seizure assistance dogs by their side, people with epilepsy can feel more confident. They're able to worry less about their epilepsy. Because their dogs are with them, they may not be as scared of having a seizure. If they have a seizure, the dogs are trained to bark until help comes. Seizure assistance dogs aren't a cure for epilepsy, but they can help people feel more confident and less anxious.

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