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Puppies Behind Bars: Helping Inmates and Veterans Alike

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

The Puppies Behind Bars program, started by Gloria Gilbert Stoga in 1997, began at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in New York State. Since its inception, it has branched out to include five more correctional facilities in the Northeast. While the Puppies Behind Bars program is probably the most famous of its type (largely thanks to Oprah), there are other programs throughout the country that are similar in nature.


 

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