LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Barnabas (Trinity – Hobart, Indiana) (Thursday, May 9, 2019 – Patch / Langellotti contributor)
Students from the Pre-Kindergarten program at School District 170's Washington-McKinley School welcomed comfort dog Barney (Barnabas) to a 'meet and learn' session last week.
Barney is a trained comfort dog affiliated with the Lutheran Church Charities K9 Ministries. He interacts with people at churches, schools, nursing homes, hospitals, and in disaster response situations. Barney's calming influence is renowned for helping people open their hearts and receive help for their troubles.