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This stray dog ​​becomes the most precious companion of an epileptic teenager

The life of this epileptic teenager has changed since her dog Newt entered it.

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Sometimes adoptions are like a double rescue: the dog helps the human, just as much as the human helps the dog. This is what happened in the case of thick and newt. They have changed each other’s lives.

Newt was found abandoned in a sewer

newt Part of a litter of 10 puppies. He, and his siblings, were found abandoned in a sewer, Spain. After being rescued, they had to reach a refuge in England.

Illustration of the article: This stray dog ​​becomes the most precious companion of an epileptic teenager

© Dru Bascombe

Dru suffers from several pathologies including epilepsy

Dru-Bascombe is 15 years old. She has mobility difficulties and regularly has epileptic seizures. Her health concerns having recently worsened, she and her mother made the decision to find a dog that could assist her on a daily basis. That’s how they heard about newtwho was to join theEngland where they live.

A long waiting period, but a meeting that lived up to Dru’s expectations

Whether thick chose newt, it is first of all because she wanted a shelter dog at all costs. But he also had to be big and young enough to be able to help her. newt was the ideal companion, but he had to wait a long time, because his journey to the UK had been delayed by the pandemic.

Illustration of the article: This stray dog ​​becomes the most precious companion of an epileptic teenager

© Dru Bascombe

When newt finally arrived home thick, and although he was not educated to be a service dog, he immediately knew what to do with his mistress. “He was the one who noticed what needed to be done to help me pull myself together. He hugs me and licks me. He has his little thing of comfort “, she explained, in words reported by Swindon Advertiser.

newt also learned to balance to help thick to get up when she falls or to maintain her balance when she walks.

Illustration of the article: This stray dog ​​becomes the most precious companion of an epileptic teenager

© Dru Bascombe

Physical and psychological help

The dog not only helps thick on a physical level. He is also an important emotional support. “My memory lapses happen less and I’m less stressed thanks to him”, confided the teenager. newt also takes the time to soothe his mistress when she has night terrors by lying on top of her and licking her cheek.

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