Lutheran Church Charities

  • Comfort dogs deployed to Boston after horrific bombings

    Comfort dogs deployed to Boston after horrific bombings

    A team of Golden Retrievers from the Chicago-area Lutheran Church Charities (LCC) K-9 Parish Comfort Dogs have touched down in Boston today in the wake of the bombings that took the lives of three and injured more than 100 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 15. “Dogs make people feel safe […]

  • Chicago “comfort dogs” sent to school shooting area

    Chicago “comfort dogs” sent to school shooting area

    Friday morning’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has left residents of the idyllic New England town heartbroken. As the people of Newtown attend vigils and leave tokens of remembrance at makeshift memorials near the elementary school, a Chicago-area group is hoping a little time with some canine friends will offer […]