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Comfort dogs to return to Newtown

The team of trained dogs were on the scene shortly after the devastating shooting.

By Vetstreet Dec 27, 2012 5:28PM

Ten golden retrievers from the Chicago-based Lutheran Church Charities’ K-9 Parish Comfort Dogs team, who brought much-needed smiles to children in Newtown, Conn., in the immediate aftermath of the school shooting there, will make the 900-mile trip again next week.

Photo: CNN via YouTube // Comfort dogs visit children in Newtown, Conn.
The dogs and their handlers plan to leave Chicago early on New Year’s Day to be there when schools open on Tuesday.

If you’d like to help cover the cost of the dogs’ travel expenses, you can do so at Razoo.

— Watch it at Chicago’s ABC 7

Bing: How to help the community of Newtown.

Photo: CNN via YouTube // Comfort dogs visit children in Newtown, Conn.
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