Autism Assistant Dog Never Leaves His Master’s Side, Even In Hospital

 He keeps him safe, protects him from harm and is always there when he needs him. Nothing compares to a dog's love and loyalty.

For children with autism, the planet is often a confusing place. So when something comes into an autistic child’s life, which will help them add up of things, they’re getting to want to stay it accessible .

For 9-year-old James Isaac, that something was his constant companion, Mahe, a 2 1/2-year-old dog. the 2 are inseparable until a recent event threatened to tear them apart. The New Zealand boy needed an MRI scan to diagnose his seizures, so he had to spend time at the hospital. As dogs usually aren’t allowed in, it seemed as if James would need to brave the harrowing experience alone… Luckily, James was allowed to bring his dog, who lay beside him in his bed.

As always, Mahe remained devoted while he kept James safe, nuzzling the boy’s face as he was being anesthetize .

“He was just watching James, and searching really worried,” James’s mom, Michelle James, told

And while Mahe proved to be a useful help at the hospital, Michelle James says that the dog has been equally important throughout joining the family two and a half years ago.

Mahe keeps James from wandering into harm’s way and keeps him calm publicly, too, he wont to worry. But Mahe couldn’t have done it without the help of the help Dogs New Zealand Trust, who trained the dog to need care of James.

“There is such a magic that happens between a toddler with autism and therefore the dogs, they only calm the youngsters down,” Wendy Isaacs, who works for the trust, told “The kids will maintain eye contact with the dog, but often not with their own parents and siblings.” If you’re as inspired by Mahe’s devotion to James as we are, andIn addition, you may appreciate the help of the New Zealand Dog Foundation to share this article with your friends.

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