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Therapy Dogs Oklahoma-Bound: Chicago-Area Comfort Dogs To Help Moore Tornado Victims Heal


Animals  (tags: GoodNews, K-9 Comfort Dogs, Moore OK, K-9 Therapy Dogs, Lutheran Church Charities, suffering, humans, sadness )

Barb
- 580 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Just as they had following previous tragedies in Newtown, Conn. and Boston, a crew of Chicago-area therapy dogs are now heading to Moore, Okla. to help comfort victims of the devastating tornadoes that touched down Monday.



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Marlene Dinkins (245)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:33 pm
noted thx its great news!!!!
 

Barb Knight (1684)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:33 pm
I didn't include this in the title but if you can spare a few $$ it would help pay for their travels and lodging. And yes, I'm a few days late posting! Thnx for whatever you can do, even fwd my post would help!
 

Julie E. (372)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 4:35 pm
Great to hear and see things like this. Thanks BarbKnight!
 

Angelika R. (144)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:02 pm
thx for posting Barb, glad to see you obviously picked up my comment on your previous post ;-) I'm sure these furry comforters can change the world for the tornado victims, if even temporarily.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:09 pm
How willingly they serve!
 

Pat B. (355)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:10 pm
This is a wonderful story, passing on as well. Thank you, Barb for this.!
 

Kay M. (348)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:11 pm
awesome :)
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:45 pm
Magnificent people, such precious dogs, doing so much Good.

Thank You dear Barb
 

Lydia w. (163)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 6:56 pm
Thank you Barb , Therapy dogs are awesome !
xo
 

Sara W. (108)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 9:13 pm
They have their work cut out for them, but if anyone can help comfort so many, it would definitely be therapy dogs! Dogs work wonders with any and every one. Thanks for the wonderful news, Barb.
 

Kim O. (398)
Friday May 24, 2013, 12:26 am
Very good to hear! Thanks for sharing, Barb!!
 

Ana R (220)
Friday May 24, 2013, 1:01 am
i agree with you, Angelika.
Thank you Barb:) xo
 

Pamela W. (75)
Friday May 24, 2013, 2:46 am
Noted !! Thanks Barb, for sharing this with us ....... heartwarming news, as they do wonderful work in helping people in times like this !! Bless each and every one of them, as well as the people they are going to comfort !!
 

Alice C. (1797)
Friday May 24, 2013, 2:50 am
Thank you Barb ~ will share : )
 

Alice C. (1797)
Friday May 24, 2013, 2:54 am
shared
 

Sherri G. (117)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:09 am
Thank you Barb - four footed love can ease some of the pain. Noted.
 

Pat A. (116)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:35 am
Wonderful news - animals are so very healing - thanks Barb!
 

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:48 am
Awesome news! TY Barb! I know animals can be of great comfort to people in distress and otherwise. Thank God for these magnificent dogs and people who help!
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Friday May 24, 2013, 4:02 am
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:17 am
Great news! Those dogs will have their work cut out for them.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:42 am
brave heros thanks Barb:))
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:47 am
Beautiful precious animals - amazing dogs - they must really be angels in disguise.
 

Sara P. (62)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:48 am
This is wonderful, all my thank is for all the people that are helping and this amazing dogs. Thanks for sharing this fantastic news Barb.
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:09 am
Precious dogs! Thanks for this hearthwarming news.
 

Jeni Jacobs-Moore (8)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:22 am
This is amazingly heartwarming - thank you, Barb!
 

Fi T. (16)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:28 am
This is our furry friend
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:37 am
Hooooray for the Therapy Dogs!! Ty Barb!
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:49 am
They are so beautiful that looking at their photos is a comfort.
 

Sandi C. (217)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:59 am
this is wonderful.
 

Effie Ligon (57)
Friday May 24, 2013, 8:45 am
Blessings to them all!
 

. (7)
Friday May 24, 2013, 8:49 am
Beautiful and sweet dogs, as Laura said they have their work cut out for them! What a wonderful idea and so badly needed. Thanks Barb!
 

Ruth L. (310)
Friday May 24, 2013, 9:15 am
Good News! Thanks for sharing Barb
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Friday May 24, 2013, 9:47 am
Thank you.
 

Ann L. (27)
Friday May 24, 2013, 11:13 am
Animals are such a comfort when times are bad. Thanks for the post Barb.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 11:41 am
Yes, this world is so hard and cold, but thank God animals are so soft and warm :-) Blessings to these loving doggies and prayers for Moore. Thanks for sharing, Barb!
 

Kay F. (548)
Friday May 24, 2013, 11:51 am
Amazing dogs, thanks for the good news Barb!
 

Mandi T. (431)
Friday May 24, 2013, 12:10 pm
Beautiful story and such dedicated owners of these darling animals that are so willing to help.
Tks Barb
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Friday May 24, 2013, 2:06 pm
Awesome!
 

aj E. (164)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:07 pm
wonderful.
 

S J. (119)
Friday May 24, 2013, 3:51 pm
lovely both dogs and their humans. Thanks Barb my dear friend.
 

Winn Adams (205)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:05 pm
What a great idea. I know they will do a lot of good for all they come into contact with.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:53 pm
Wonderful!!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:05 pm
Thanks
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:33 pm
Great News! Noted & Shared. Thanks.
 

Julia R. (294)
Friday May 24, 2013, 6:34 pm
Oh the wonder of the canine heart...the capacity to show such unconditional love and loyalty! They are angels on Earth helping so many to heal! I'm donating to this charity for this worthwhile cause! Thank you Barb for posting this story.
 

Nancy Black (304)
Friday May 24, 2013, 10:00 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. Nothing better than man's best friend to cheer us up.
 

Michael Carney (212)
Friday May 24, 2013, 10:07 pm
Noted, I hear these Dogs work miracles ...I know they will be appreciated...
 

ellen m. (222)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 12:09 am
Thanks for sharing BarbCat...

The world would be so much better if people could learn a thing or two about helping another species (as well as their own!) from the purely altruistic hearts of the wonderful animals ♥
 

Farah Hage Ali (161)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 1:16 am
noted, thank you for sharing
 

Paul Girardin (126)
Saturday May 25, 2013, 1:02 pm
If more human were like these dogs, we would always be happy!

Noted & shared, thank you for sharing!
 

Katka Oelmann (239)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 12:47 am
Beautiful. Thank you Barb
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Monday May 27, 2013, 12:04 am
Noted - beautiful precious animals - may they stay safe and may many humans and pets be consoled by their amazing presence.
 
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