Puppies Behind Bars

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BEACON, NEW YORK:  Puppies get a little free time to run around and play during a training class for the Puppies Behind Bars program at Fishkill Correctional Facility. The dogs start training at at 4-weeks old. The program prepares puppies to be service dogs and consists of one day of class a week on topics such as obedience training, grooming, basic care of the dogs. The dogs spend 18-20 months in the program working with the prisoners.