On Friday, August 2, LCC K-9s visited the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook, Illinois to comfort campers after an accident involving three buses carrying 150-180 campers ages 5-14 that happened on Thursday, August 1 in Libertyville, Illinois. A dump truck struck the rear of one of the buses, pushing it into the others. Seventeen children were injured.
The following K-9s were present to comfort both campers and staff:
LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Susie (St. Peter - Arlington Heights, Illinois) and Tobias (Lord of Glory - Grayslake, Illinois); LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Dog Flex (LCC Squad); LCC Comfort Dogs-in-Training Isaac, Miriam, and Zoara.