About The Extra Mile Ministries K9 Crisis Response Team
The Extra Mile Ministries Crisis Response Team is comprised of K9 Comfort Dogs, experienced handlers and team members. The dogs are a vital link in the ministry of national response to crisis/disaster. These specially trained comfort dogs work with experienced handlers and team members in stressful situations that are often chaotic and unpredictable. The team helps victims, emergency personal, and family members cope emotionally and spiritually. In doing so the team is able to help renew faith and restore hope.
The team brings Christ like compassion and mercy utilizing the dogs as instruments, creating a healing bridge connecting with those in crisis. For someone whose facing a traumatic situation begins to pet and touch the K9, the power of God opens the door of opportunity to help and serve. Knowing the physical power of touch and its effectiveness, a much deeper healing can take place that is beyond description. The team provides a ministry of presence and offers Christ crisis tools, of mercy and grace.