Comfort in Orlando

Comfort dog in Orlando

Melissa Soto with Susie, a comfort dog, on Tuesday near a memorial site for the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. Credit John Taggart/European Pressphoto Agency

The Golden Retriever comfort dogs which served so honorably after the Boston Marathon bombing and the Sandy Hook school shooting have been called into action again.

This New York Times article covers brilliantly what these dogs and their handlers do by sharing unconditional love and comfort.

My only wish is that there weren’t so many occasions when the dogs are needed…

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy, The Balanced Dog, Christchurch, New Zealand

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One response to “Comfort in Orlando

  1. The group we are with is called Alliance of Therapy Dogs many from our group went to Orlando. We give licks and kisses.

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