Shelly and Cocky: Crisis Response Team

Shelly and Cocky Hope Animal Assisted Crisis Response Team for SC


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


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

Training Facility for HOPE


Cocky and Shelly's crisis group at the Tampa airport. For more information on how to be a H.O.P.E. Team Call Shelly at 803-603-2881

Some of the Teams


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.


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


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


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 the rescue!

Children just love Cocky...


Operation Purple camp.

...and Cocky just LOVES children


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


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


Typical airport...lots of wait time!

Everyone smile or the camera. :)


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