How to apply for a Medical Alert Assistance Dog

Do I meet the eligibility criteria?

Due to the impact of the Covid-19 restrictions, at this time we are not able to accept enquiries or applications from individuals who have a medical condition that we have not previously trained a dog to assist with. The conditions we are able to assist with are:

  • PoTS
  • Addison’s disease
  • Severe Nut allergy
  • Non Epileptic Seizures
  • Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
  • Type 1 diabetes – if no Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) device is being used

Please be aware that we are not currently accepting applications from people with Type 1 diabetes who use any type of CGM device.

These criteria will be reviewed in January 2021.

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