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Comfort Dogs

After Dallas Shooting, Trained Comfort Dogs Provide Emotional Support

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.15.2016 | Good News

Dogs are helping bring a bit of solace to those affected by the tragedy in Dallas. Trained comfort dogs from nonprofit Lutheran Church Charities (LCC...

LOOK: This Pit Bull Puppy Has A Gift For Cuddling And He's Using It In The Very Best Way

Posted 12.30.2013 | Good News

Dominic the pit bull is a pro cuddler, and he's using his gift to help comfort injured and sick animals at the shelter that saved him. Story cont...

Therapy Dogs Providing Comfort at Washington Navy Yard

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.27.2013 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

Plenty has been said and written about those wonderful, loyal and courageous animals, the Military Working Dogs. But these intelligent animals not on...

LOOK: Why This Dog Got A Special Place In The Yearbook

Posted 06.06.2013 | Teen

As the class of 2013 was preparing to say their goodbyes and move on to the next stage of their lives, so was another member of the school community: ...

Meet The Canine Minister To A Man With Alzheimer's

Guideposts | Posted 07.18.2013 | Religion
Guideposts

Casey wasn't the most popular dog in her owner Carol Baird's neighborhood. She had a heart of gold but a nose for trouble. So when a man rapped on Carol's door, said he lived three blocks away and then asked for her dog's name, Carol braced herself.

PHOTOS: Dogs Comfort Boston After Bombings

Posted 04.22.2013 | Good News

The city of Boston was in for some furry TLC this week. Several Golden Retrievers, and their handlers, were flown in from Chicago to provide emoti...

'Comfort Dogs' Welcome Students Back To Newtown School

Religion News Service | Solange De Santis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

By Solange De Santis Religion News Service NEWTOWN, Conn. (RNS) As the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School returned to class on Thursday (Jan...