Puppies Behind Bars

Puppies Behind Bars Inmates Sign Up to Train Service Dogs and Get a Little Something in Return Gloria Gilbert Stoga beacon new york jail prison inmates Radhika Chalisani / Redux
Radhika Chalasani / Redux

Here Come the Pups
Founded in 1997, Puppies Behind Bars is the brainchild of Gloria Gilbert Stoga, a New York woman who recognized that prison inmates would make excellent dog raisers. Prisoners have time, of course, but they also don't cost as much as professionals, who routinely charge $25,000 to train one animal.

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