Shelly and Cocky: Crisis Response Team for H.O.P.E.

Shelly and Cocky Hope Animal Assisted Crisis Response Team for SC

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Governor Nikki Haley welcomes Shelly and Cocky to the State House to discuss HOPE and Therapy Dogs.

We love giving comfort to people who are going through trying times

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Crisis teams go through extensive training and roll playing in preparation for actual disaster events. 

Training Facility for HOPE

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Cocky and Shelly's crisis group at the Tampa airport.

Some of the Teams

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Waiting in line to go through security in Tampa.  What a motley crew!

Cocky is able to conquer any obsticals to get to where he is needed.

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Finding a location on the airplane where Cocky fit.  Most of the seats were so tight he couldn't squeeze in. 

Going the extra mile for the Vet's Operation Purple

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Cocky and Shelly at Operation Purple Camp in North Carolina, assisting the families of deployed veterans. 

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Helping the troops to take a time out to relax during flooding in SC

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South Carolina Emergency Management Operations during hurricanes and flooding.  The FEMA workers and National Guard worked 24/7 and needed some major comfort and stress relief.  In walks Cocky...to the rescue!

Children just love Cocky...

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Operation Purple camp.

...and Cocky just LOVES children

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Cocky loves the children.  He can roll  on the ground with the best of 'em. 

We've become good friends in just a few minutes

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Cocky is always prepared for a photo op. He has been on Facebook, tweeted and emailed by people from several states. 

Waiting to board a plane

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Typical airport...lots of wait time!

Everyone smile or the camera. :)

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Operation Purple Camp in North Carolina was loaded with children, all of whom wasted a photo with the "big dog".