Go Team Therapy Dogs and Handlers to Train at CCIA

Media Advisory

When: Saturday, December 11 - 8:30 a.m.

Where: Corpus Christi International Airport (CCIA) Terminal

Who: Go TEAM Therapy, Crisis and Airport Dogs, Inc.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The GO TEAM Therapy, Crisis, and Airport Dogs are proud to team up with the Corpus Christi International Airport to conduct collaborative training with TSA in working around the sights and sounds at the airport.

“As people are gearing up to travel this holiday season, more travelers are accompanied by their pets.  Many dogs serve not just as friends but also for health and wellness. Corpus Christi International Airport is committed to providing a safe, secure, and pet-friendly environment for all travelers.” Director of Aviation Kevin Smith said.

Members of the media are invited to come out and cover the training. Media may park in the short-term parking lot and meet with Executive Director Nancy Trepagnier right outside the TSA checkpoint on the terminal's second floor.

For more information, please contact Go Team Therapy, Crisis and Airport Dogs, Inc. Executive Director Nancy Trepagnier at 719-231-7213 or email at Nancy@GoTeamDogs.org.

About GO TEAM Therapy, Crisis and Airport Dogs Inc.

GO TEAM Therapy Crisis and Airport Dogs is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with over 600 active teams throughout the United States and Italy. The GO TEAM has received numerous awards across the United States, including the AKC – American Kennel Club – Paws of Courage Award.

The GO TEAM started in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with two handler/dog teams at the Waldo Canyon Fire on June 26, 2012. The GO TEAM trains bi-annually in the Corpus Christi area. The teams volunteer at schools, colleges, hospitals, assisted living homes, with the military, 911 centers, fire/ police departments, and juvenile courts. The GO TEAM Crisis Dogs have been called to comfort displaced victims of disasters and shootings.