Diabetic Alert Dog Guides

Provided by: Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides - AKA: Dog Guides Canada

Service Description

Provides free dog guides and associated training of the dog for people who are insulin dependent with hypoglycemic unawareness. The dog guides are trained to detect sudden drops in their handler's blood sugar and alert them so that they can ingest something sweet. The dogs can go get help within the home or activate an alert system if needed.


People who are insulin dependent with hypoglycemic unawareness and are 10 years and older
No fees
How to Access:
Complete a program application form and a physician form (other specialist reports as applicable) * Available online or by mail
Documents Required:
Completed application form
English * French
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