START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Service Dog Used To Sniff Out Girl's Life-Threatening Disease Allowed in Surgery (Video)


Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, JJ service dog, surgery, child, KK, cancer, Cancer Treatment, video )

Barb
- 1159 days ago - on.aol.com
JJ the dog can sniff out his owner's life-threatening disease even before machines notice it. How pooch truly helped in surgery. Take a look...



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Barb K (1703)
Tuesday December 24, 2013, 9:44 am
The surgeons at Duke University Medical Treatment allowed JJ, the Service Dog, in the Operating Room with his young Mistress, KK.
 

JL A (282)
Tuesday December 24, 2013, 9:14 pm
Thanks Barb for this special story!
 

Gloria p (310)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 6:43 am
I am glad it worked.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 8:33 am
Amazing doctors allow dog in surgery.
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 9:13 am
What a great story-thanks.
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 9:55 am
Dogs can do amazing things!
 

. (0)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 10:11 am
Great video. I hope they disinfected the operating room very well after the girl was out of surgery to remove anything the dog might have left behind. Thanks for sharing, Barb.
 

Barb K (1703)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 10:35 am
LOL I'm sure they did! Thnx Laura!
 

linda b (186)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 11:20 am
Absolutely amazing, thanks for sharing Barb.
 

Sheri Schongold (7)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 1:04 pm
This is great. The disinfecting of the room is minor in comparison to what could have happened if the dog weren't there.
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 1:26 pm
Amazing! Thanks for sharing.
 

Manel Dias (20)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 3:23 pm
Wonderful idea.
 

Barbara V (51)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 4:04 pm
Use your head, idiots. WHATEVER WORKS!!!!!
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 4:07 pm
Noted. animals are just wonderful why in the world would any one want to kill them.
 

LMj Recovering Sunshine (144)
Wednesday December 25, 2013, 11:58 pm
Fascinating and wonderful!!
 

Klaus Peters (14)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 9:17 am
This is absolutely incredible, I know canines have a superior sense of smell and also can sense a human master's distress.
I just love dogs. After my last dog died in my arms after his loyal partnership with me (Pomeranian) . I never wanted a dog again. Prinz was so dear to me, my best mate for almost 18 years, it so depressed me. My daughter stepped in, Dad u need another dog and let me hold a rat sized critter to soften me.
I obliged and said yes to my dear daughter, as time went on I became the day care centre and sleep overs occurred more often. After 2 years he is huge and almost grown up, it is a Rottweiler and he is my best mate. He also knows when to suck up to me or when I am down to treat me carefully.
But there is comfort when waking up in the morning with his head on my neck.
 

Jonathan H (0)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 12:09 pm
Noted
 

M B (62)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 12:43 pm
Great story, thanks Barb.
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 1:41 pm
Humans carry a few bacteria themselves, especially humans who are cut open and bleeding. I should hope it's standard practice to disinfect the OR thoroughly after EVERY time it is used.
 

Michael A (28)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 3:06 pm
Noted
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 3:20 pm
Good story.
 

Winn A (200)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 3:41 pm
Wow! Aren't dogs amazing!
 

Janis K (133)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 4:01 pm
Awesome, they are incredible, but nobody here would ever doubt it!
 

janet f (29)
Thursday December 26, 2013, 4:26 pm
This is the sweetest story.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 27, 2013, 4:41 am
In what way are the human treating other living lives? Every life is a treasure
 

Carmen S (617)
Friday December 27, 2013, 5:14 am
Thanks for sharing this, Barb.
 

Ruth C (95)
Friday December 27, 2013, 6:38 am
Animals never stop amazing me!
 

Marianne R (98)
Friday December 27, 2013, 7:41 am
What a wonderful story. Also - read the story of our member, Klaus Peters above
 

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Friday December 27, 2013, 7:02 pm
I saw this on the news. I thought it was a wonderful story.
The photo they showed and video on the news. It is a wonderful story to share.

TY Barb!
 

PrimaAWAY B (1278)
Friday December 27, 2013, 7:04 pm
Klaus Peters (6) Thursday December 26, 2013, 9:17 am

Klaus that is beautiful and a very special story and friend you have there. Thank You for sharing your story. I LOVE IT!!
 

Dytayja Cohen (3)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 9:38 am
thank you
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday December 28, 2013, 4:04 pm
Thank you.
 

Winn A (200)
Monday December 30, 2013, 7:39 am
Amazing!!!
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Health & Wellness





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.