Puppies Behind Bars

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BEACON, NEW YORK:  The prisoners teach their puppies to follow commands in an outdoor courtyard during a Puppies Behind Bars class at Fishkill Correctional Facility. 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 rest of the week prisoners keep the dogs with them as they go about their daily routine in the prison and train them on their own.