This is Jim Miller’s 2½ year old Golden Retriever, Amber. Jim describes her as “Very intelligent, motivated, curious, helpful, playful, a quick learner, and of course pretty.” She sounds like the perfect working companion!
Amber is a Service Dog trained specifically for persons with seizure disorders. A Seizure Alert Dog notifies someone when a seizure is pending, sometimes as far as 30 minutes in advance. That person can get to a safer place, sit down, notify a bystander, and prepare for an oncoming attack. The dog can either standby or go get help if necessary. Amber’s ID Cape and patch inform the public about her important job.