Amit Patel is a former doctor who lives in the U.K. Patel lost his eyesight in 2012, and has relied on the assistance of his guide dog, Kika, ever since to get around in public, CBS News reports. Patel became virally famous after sharing footage from a GoPro attached to Kika's harness, after showing a video of abuse they both often receive while out and about.
“It isn’t to rat anybody out,” Patel said, “it’s to say she works really hard, and she gives me my independence. You take that from her, you take that from me. You wouldn’t take someone’s wheelchair from them.”
Patel tweets from his own account and one make just for Kika. He recently shared a story about how no one would give up a seat for them both in the disabled section of the train through Kika's account: