Donations help Easton family afford medical assistance dog for 2-year-old diabetic son

Trooper's trainer says the dog, now 4 months

Trooper's trainer says the dog, now 4 months old, has been trained to detect unhealthy sugar levels since he was 7 weeks old. (April 5, 2013 6:05 PM)

An Easton family brought home a life-saving friend today.

With the help of donations, the Sgandurras were able to afford a medical assistance dog for their son, Aidan, who has Type 1 diabetes. The pooch, named Trooper, can smell when the 2-year-old's sugar levels are too high or too low.

Trooper's trainer says the dog, now 4 months old, has been trained to detect unhealthy sugar levels...

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