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  • LYF $500 Donation

    Learning Your Function (LYF) presents $500 donation to C4C

  • Mia at Lutz Elementary

    "Mia" loves visiting at Lutz Elementary School

  • Gracie with Florida Hospital patient

    "Gracie" brings smiles to this Florida Hospital patient

  • Molly with 911 Operators

    "Molly" blesses 911 operators in the Nashville Police Department

  • Buddy Pourchot and Buddy Brewer

    Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranch children love C4C "Buddy's" (Pourchot and Brewer)

  • God Bless America

    God Bless America!

  • Lacey Head Pats

    Lacey enjoying head cuddles

  • Gracie at Children's Hospital

    It's hugs all around for Gracie at the Children's Hospital therapy room

  • Steve with Disabled

    Chaplain Steve singing praise with the students at the LYF Development Center

  • Ineta, Muza, and Jaris in Lithuania

    "Muza" and "Jaris" spread Jesus' love in Kaunas, Lithuania

Who We Are

Canines for Christ is a Christian-based, animal-assisted therapy ministry that uses ordinary people and their beloved dogs to share God's message of love, hope, kindness, and compassion to the community.

What We Do

Pioneered by Chaplain Larry Randolph, Canines for Christ has been in existence since July 2007. The number of ways God has blessed all kinds of people through this ministry is humbling. New dogs and volunteers are being added constantly. Currently, hundreds of canines and human volunteers have been approved to serve God in this unique ministry.

With God's blessings, we hope to expand in many more locations. Praise God!

We currently go to places such as cancer centers, grief centers, children's homes, nursing homes, hospitals, hospice facilities, special needs facilities for the mental and physically disabled, home visits, prison ministries, and many other places upon request.

Our mission is letting Christ's love shine through us and our canines as His disciples when we visit people who need love, hope and compassion that only God's message can provide. And we want them to know that God loves them.

Are you asking yourself...

  • What is my calling?
  • Where is it that God wants to use me to build His Kingdom?
  • How can I make a difference in the lives of people in need of love, hope, and compassion?
  • Am I able to share the love of Jesus with the sick, elderly, lonely, depressed, injured, and dying?

If you want to be involved in this ministry, go to the "Steps to Serve" page to find out more.

Recent Updates

  • Valentine's Day is just around the corner! Why not shop through "AmazonSmile" for that special gift where a portion of your purchase will be donated to Canines for Christ!
  • Announcing Canines for Christ Study Buddies! What is a study buddy and how do I become one? We're so glad you asked! Please review the "C4C Study Buddies document" to get started.
  • Are you interested in starting to serve in the Canines for Christ ministry or wanting to be more effective? If so, please review our updated "Volunteer Manual"
  • How did C4C volunteers reach thousands of people at President Trump's Inauguration? Check out the "Lives Touched" page to read about this amazing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spread God's Word.
  • Praise God! Over 150 new volunteer teams were added to our Canines for Christ family in 2016! To Him Be the Glory!
  • Check out the "Lives Touched" page to read these inspiring stories:
    • Blessings from Lithuania
    • Close Encounter of the Furry Kind
    • "Car City" Canine