CHICAGO (CBS) – A suburban church with a team of four-legged ministers has been dispatched to Oklahoma to help victims of this week’s tornado disaster.READ MORE: Woodstock Woman's Car Gets Damaged, Then Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Because She Called Police 2 Hours Too Late
A group of dogs and their handlers left early Tuesday from Addison-based Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog Ministry. The group was expected to arrive Tuesday night in Moore.
“They’re trained to just be there and show mercy, compassion and love,” says LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry President Tim Hetzner. He says the specially-trained Golden Retrievers are perfect for the job of just being there for people in need.