Comfort Dogs

Two of the golden retrievers in the "Comfort Dogs" program run by Lutheran Church Charities. (Credit: CBS)

Comfort Dogs Go To Arizona To Help Wildfire Victims

Comfort Dogs from Lutheran Church Charities in Addison have gone to Prescott Valley, Ariz., as the community mourns the deaths of 19 firefighters in a wildfire.

WBBM Newsradio–07/05/2013

Lutheran Church Charities workers and a team of comfort dogs is headed to Oklahoma to help tornado victims. (Photo supplied by LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry)

Suburban Comfort Dogs Easing Pain Of Tornado Victims

A group of comfort dogs that traveled from the Chicago suburbs to the tornado disaster in Oklahoma have been helping ease the pain and stress of storm victims and survivors.

05/27/2013

A golden retriever with Lutheran Church Charities' Comfort Dogs  program gets ready for a ride to Oklahoma, where dogs will help tornado victims. (Photo supplied by LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry)

Comfort Dogs Headed To Oklahoma To Help Tornado Victims

A suburban church with a team of four-legged ministers has been dispatched to Oklahoma to help victims of this week’s tornado disaster.

WBBM Newsradio–05/22/2013

Two of the golden retrievers in the "Comfort Dogs" program run by Lutheran Church Charities. (Credit: CBS)

Comfort Dogs Headed Back To Chicago From Newtown

A few of the local comfort dogs sent to Newtown, Connecticut to aid in recovery from the Sandy Hook tragedy are on their way home today.

01/05/2013

Two of the golden retrievers in the "Comfort Dogs" program run by Lutheran Church Charities. (Credit: CBS)

Comfort Dogs Returning To Newtown For When Sandy Hook Kids Go Back To School

Therapy dogs from the Chicago area were preparing to head back to Newtown, Conn., in hopes of easing the first day back to school for Sandy Hook Elementary School students.

12/31/2012

For Dogs Sake

Church Group Sends ‘Comfort Dogs’ To Tornado-Ravaged Joplin, Mo.

The Addison-based Lutheran Church Charities is using “comfort dogs” to help stressed people in tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo.

WBBM Newsradio–06/01/2011