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​Comfort Dogs For Orlando

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Dogs provide canine compassion to survivors and others grieving in the aftermath of the Orlando shooting...

LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs have travelled to Orlando to help survivors and others open up and receive help in the aftermath of the nightclub shooting in the city last week.

The canine carers have been working with local hospitals and first responders as well as attending vigils in response to the shootings which killed 49 innocent people and injured many more.

All of the dogs have been trained by the Comfort Dogs for Lutheran Church Charities. They interact with people at churches, schools, nursing homes, hospitals, events and disaster situations.

Speaking on the benefits of the dogs, LCC Comfort Dogs president Tim Hetzner told ABC News America:

"They're good listeners, they're non-judgmental, they're confidential."

For more info on LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs head to their website here >

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