Dog Saves Man’s Life By Pressing Panic Button When He Goes Into A Diabetic Coma

Posted by | December 20, 2012 20:10 | Filed under: Top Stories

Millie knows to press the alert button when Paul McKenzie shouts “alarm,” but when McKenzie went into a coma, Millie did it all by her own initiative.

When she found Mr McKenzie, 47, slumped on the floor, the clever black labrador took matters into her own paws – and pressed the button all by herself…

It alerted staff at a 24-hour control centre who tried to contact Mr McKenzie, before dialling 999 and calling his neighbours for help.

Mr McKenzie, who also has neuropathy – nerve damage, a common complication of diabetes – was taken from his home in Derrington to Stafford hospital and put on a drip to restore his blood sugar levels.

The former IT consultant said: ‘Millie is my very own Lassie – she saved my life, and if it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t be here now.’

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