CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. — A metro Atlanta family has raised enough money to get a service dog for its daughter who suffers from seizures.
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The family said their 14-year-old daughter, Savannah, can no longer attend school due to her health problems.
The family said she has had 36 seizures since December.
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As of Friday, the GoFundMe had raised more than $4,000, which was enough to adopt a dog.
Savannah started having seizures out of nowhere late last year, according to the family.
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The family said that it was able to find a puppy it could pick up later this month. Additional funds raised will be used towards dog training.
The family says it will do at-home training with the new dog.
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