Transcript for Dog Aids Doctors During Girl's Operation
A guardian Angel. On four legs doctors at duke university hospital in North Carolina. Allowed seven year old -- -- like to bring her dog JJ with her into surgery Wednesday. It's not just a case of populous as mom Michelle explains. JT is very sensitive and often times can tell us that -- he's having reaction are starting to have -- reaction before we see any clinical symptoms she's actually. Alerted before monitors have. Been able to catch her reactions. KK as she's known to her family. Suffers from mast cell activation disorder and those reactions that JJ can smell coming. Can come any time could have been triggered by the anesthetic used by surgeons in the operating room but with JJ standing guard. The procedure went off without a hitch and KK is now recovering comfortably. -- her hospital.
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