Local volunteers taking therapy dogs to Boulder to provide comfort to community

COLORADO SPRINGS — Handling the tragedy of Monday’s mass shooting in Boulder can be hard for many, but a locally-founded group is hoping to provide comfort for the community one pet at a time.

Go Team Therapy, Crisis and Airport dogs and their handlers have been making trips to Boulder after the deadly shooting that killed ten people.

“Our dogs do all the work, we just hold onto the leash,” said Nancy Trepagnier, the executive director and founder of the organization. “We’re mostly by the Boulder police car and you see all the flowers around. Anyone who wants to, they can come over (and pet the dogs), and it makes them feel better just to hold on to a dog for a few minutes.

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