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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    While waiting to be wheeled into a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk, 7, draws with her father John Krawczyk, as her service dog JJ watches guard. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up. Shawn Rocco/Duke Medicine
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk, 7, and her service dog JJ are wheeled into pre-op for her cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    While waiting to be wheeled into a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk, 7, waits with her service dog JJ. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    While waiting to be wheeled into a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk, 7, waits with her service dog JJ. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    During a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, seven-year-old Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk's service dog JJ waits in the surgical room under his trainer Deb Cunningham. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    During a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, seven-year-old Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk's service dog JJ waits in the surgical room under his trainer Deb Cunningham. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    During a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, seven-year-old Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk's service dog JJ waits in the surgical room under his trainer Deb Cunningham. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    During a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, seven-year-old Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk's service dog JJ waits in the surgical room under his trainer Deb Cunningham. At two-months-old KK was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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    Shawn Rocco - Duke Medicine
    Kaelyn "KK" Krawczyk's mom Michelle Krawczyk snuggles with KK's service dog JJ after KK underwent a cystoscopy procedure at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. KK, now seven-years-old, was diagnosed at two-months-old with a rare medical condition called mastocytosis or mast cell activation disorder. It makes her vulnerable to mild to violent allergic reactions which can include a sudden drop in blood pressure, abdominal pain and vomiting, as well as trouble breathing. This is where JJ a two-year-old white terrier comes in. The Krawczyk family and the trainers at Eyes Ears Nose and Paws in Carrboro believe that JJ is the first dog to be trained to smell and react to the beginning of a mastocytosis flare-up.
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