On Tuesday, May 19, LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Cubby (Redeemer - Fort Collins, Colorado), Ezra (LCC Staff), Levi (Immanuel - East Dundee, Illinois) with their handlers, and St. Andrew's - Stockton, California (in Process) made a surprise virtual visit with a group of new nurses at Amita Health Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois who were meeting from their homes separately.
"They didn’t know that we were going to join their Zoom meeting so when we entered, we had surprise signs in front of our cameras! These nurses joined Amita just as the pandemic was starting. Some of them even brought their own pets to the meeting!"
The K-9 Ministry teams shared the K-9s Bible verses with the nurses. Ezra Comfort Dog did a rise command, Cubby Comfort Dog did a lap command and Levi Comfort Dog did a table command. One nurse commented that even though they couldn’t pet the dogs it really meant a lot for them to just see the dogs and how the handlers worked with the dogs doing the commands.
The four K-9 Ministry teams said a short prayer before they signed out of the meeting.