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Sad shelter puppy becomes ecstatic when the firefighter who saved her shows up to adopt her

Stacie King, a dog trainer, suffers from epilepsy and is also constantly in pain due to a disorder called reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome, writes ilovemydogsomuch

Since King is a dog trainer, she thought it would be a good idea to adopt a dog that she could train to be her own service dog. So, she and her wife rescued a pup named Zeke from a nearby shelter.

In order to be a service dog, the dog must know two commands. Not only does Zeke know those two commands, but he knows nearly 60 of them!

While King saved Zeke from shelter life, Zeke repaid her multiple times. King says that Zeke has already saved her life many times.

But they fell in love with Stanley despite his quirks and took him home. The dog got along with the kids and pets right away.

But the parents would become concerned about their new dog. They had success in the past training dogs, but Stanley was different. They worried he may hurt himself by climbing onto counters and tables.

The neighbor immediately called 911, who rushed her to the ER. If it weren’t for both the neighbor and Zeke, King wouldn’t have survived.

King hopes her story will remind people that shelter dogs are just as capable of becoming service dogs as the dogs people wait a long time and pay thousands of dollars for.

Learn more about their incredible story in the video below: