Man's Service Dog Has Saved His Life Several Times

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Paul, who is diagnosed with hypermobile Ehler-Danlos Syndrome, and his mom Vivian share what happens to Paul when he has a paralysis episode. He shares that he’s fallen down a flight of stairs during an attack before he got a service dog. Vivian says that getting a service dog has truly saved Paul’s life by being able to alert him before he actually has an attack. Paul, Vivian and his dog Koira join The Doctors with Maria Goodavage, author of “Doctor Dogs,” to share some incredible stories of service dogs.

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