Maine Service Dog “Dolly Pawton” Is Up For An Award, Vote For Her Here
This gorgeous gal is Dolly Pawton, and she's not just a pretty face. Dolly is a cardiac service dog for Amy Sherwood, a Mainer with many medical issues that Dolly is specially trained to assist her with.
According to WGME, Dolly Pawton is a semifinalist for an "American Hero Dog" award, which is an annual nationwide competition. The Hallmark Channel will honor the catagory finalists in a special broadcast in October and one of these highly trained, very sensitive pups will be awarded the 2020 American Hero Dog title. The voting is open until July 16th, vote for Dolly here.
Among other things, Dolly alerts Amy if her heart rate rises too much, if her blood pressure drops too low, she can also pick things up for Amy and provides emotional support as well. The black lab is also trained to press a button that calls 911 if Amy loses consciousness.