CORRECTION: The Hernandez family is looking to raise $17,000 to pay for the training of a D.A.D Diabetic alert dog, and have raised $1,600 so far.
(Stanley, ND) -- One Stanley teenager is seeking community support to find a service dog.
Service dog training center 4 Paws for Ability says 13-year-old Stanley resident Jackelyne Hernandez is working hard to purchase a diabetic alert dog.
The service dog would be trained to alert both Jackelyne and her family when the teen's Dexcom and pump begin to beep. She has become accustomed to the beeping, and often does not wake up to the sounds.
Diabetic alert dogs cost
$50,000 to train on average. The Hernandez family has raised $17,000 so far, and are asking for your help to purchase an alert dog.
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