Tag Archives: jail dogs

Program Benefits At-Risk Youth and Shelter Dogs

Posted on: July 28, 2014 - No Comments

There are few bonds stronger than the one between a child and a dog. EPIC Pals (standing for Early Prevention Impacts Community) is a program that's taking advantage of that special relationship and helping both at-risk youth and shelter dogs. The program helps the kids improve their communication skills and better manage their emotions, preparing them Read More

Inmates as Dog Walkers–What’s Your Take?

Posted on: June 11, 2014 - 2 Comments

Inmates as dog walkers--is this the next great animal shelter idea? I recently read a story out of Florida about a local sheriff's department that will be using inmates to help the dogs at the county's animal control receive daily walks. The issue was brought to the Brevard County Commission after a volunteer at the Read More