Pets and Prisoners Are Made For Each Other

What a wonderful compelling story, brilliantly creative yet very practical concept and everyone wins, pets and the inmates. We know our dogs, cats and horses can have a profound emotional impact on children and adults but hardened convicts!!

2 dogs and a cat on a thin rope looked over by a prisoner in his cell
Prisoners Helped by Pets

We all know pets are great for people and especially kids in so many ways but PRISONERS 😀

Quote: They Put A Dog Inside His Jail Cell And Start Filming. Watch What The Inmate Does.#amazing #dogvideos #touching by B Barbara Diamond

What happens when you give a big, tough, and intimidating man — a prison inmate, no less — a tiny, adorable puppy? Amazing things can happen.

Since 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind has given prison inmates the opportunity to give back to the community by raising service dogs. Its prison puppy-raising program pairs “Future Leader Dogs” with model prisoners who have demonstrated they can be trusted to provide 24/7 care to a puppy for up to a year.

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