Adorable Golden Retrievers Help Comfort Survivors of Boston Bombing

The tragic bombings that occurred on April 15, 2013, during the Boston Marathon left the city in a mess, mourning those killed and injured in the blast. That's why the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dogs in Chicago sent emotional, furry support to those who desperately needed happiness.


The sweet Golden Retrievers are therapy dogs that help people through traumatic incidents. The dogs give the people the warm love and affection they need.

"People talk to the dogs - they’re like furry counselors," Tim Hetzner, president of Lutheran Church Charities, told NBC. "It's a chance to help bring some relief to people that are shaken up because of the bombings."

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