Peanut Dog May Help Girl with Severe Allergies

Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Research shows food allergies are on the rise.

Tonight, we introduce you to one teenager who has a severe allergy to peanuts. But as Kari Beal reports, there’s hope that a fuzzy four-legged friend could lend a paw.

Abby’s peanut dog doesn’t come cheap. The cost of training the dog is nearly $15,000 at a Texas facility.

KLAX ABC 31 News 10/28/14