What is a LCC K-9 Comfort Dog?
A LCC K-9 Comfort Dog is a purebred Golden Retriever who is AKC registered and has passed the AKC Good Citizenship Test. Every LCC K-9 Comfort Dog is trained to the level of a service dog. The dogs and handlers are certified by LCC and receive ongoing training.
The Comfort Dog provides a calming, relaxing affect on people, often enabling them to open up and share. The handlers are thus able to listen and connect with others.
The LCC K-9 Comfort Dog is a bridge, allowing the Comfort Dog Team to show the mercy, compassion, presence and proclamation of Jesus Christ to those who are suffering and in need.
The Comfort Dog can comfort in a variety of different settings, and bring comfort to many different groups of people including the elderly, veterans, individuals with special needs, police, children etc.
LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs also respond to crisis and disaster situations. The Comfort Dogs have been deployed after tornadoes and floods, shootings, deaths of students, etc.