Kodiak — Service
I grew up with as a long time medical mystery before finally being diagnosed with POTS at 16. Before getting a service dog, I had 6 concussions warranting ER visits that directly resulted from this disease. After getting Kodiak with the intent of using him for personal protection services, we quickly realized that he was not meant for that life. With the best demeanor and an immediate connection to me while I was having attacks, we knew he was meant to be a medical alert animal. He has changed my life, and as someone who isn’t allowed to be alone at any point, he is my best friend. He is always ready to go and happy to be working. He is absolutely my hero.