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

In Demand
At its outset, PBB trained dogs primarily to help the disabled and blind, but after 9/11, an increased demand for bomb-sniffing dogs led it to add that specialty to its curriculum (though not at Fishkill). These days, many of the dogs end up going to disabled veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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