Compassion for Veterans
The LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry teams of veterans and dogs serve veterans, active military and their families in a variety of ways. Together we strive to bring the Mercy, Compassion, Presence and Proclamation of Christ to those who have given so much.
The presence of the Kare 9 dog and handler serves as a bridge for compassionate ministry. Each Kare 9 dog is trained to obey specific commands, welcome affection and connect with strangers. Each Kare 9 handler is a veteran who shares the bond of duty, service and memories. Some of these memories can be difficult to bear. All of these elements combine to create a relaxed setting to encourage conversation.