Wednesday, 28 December 2011 16:32

Dogs enter local prison, emerge as good citizens

BY TANYA IRWIN-BLADE STAFF WRITER

Two Toledo Correctional inmates shown training a dog
Toledo Correctional Institution inmates Frankie Robinson, left, and Jason Schmidt work with Moose, a boxer, at a canine training session of Prisoners Helping Dogs

OHIO - When you meet Pudgie, a resident of the Lucas County Dog Warden's pound who is looking for a home, it quickly becomes obvious there's something different about him.

While many of the other dogs bark and jump excitedly when spoken to, he's calm. It's as if he's waiting to hear what you have to say. He wants to know if you want him to sit, stay, come, heel, or perhaps "Give me five."

Published in Prisoner Support