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Prison Puppies

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A yellow Labrador retriever named Mitzie sat in a large room. Her trainer Sharon, an inmate in a New York State prison, gave a command. "Watch me!" It was an important skill for Mitzie to learn. One day she might be placed with a person who is unable to speak and only able to use his or her eyes to give directions.

Mitzie was being trained to assist a person with a disability. Learn about her and other dogs that are part of a program called Puppies Behind Bars. Find out how ...

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Overview

A yellow Labrador retriever named Mitzie sat in a large room. Her trainer Sharon, an inmate in a New York State prison, gave a command. "Watch me!" It was an important skill for Mitzie to learn. One day she might be placed with a person who is unable to speak and only able to use his or her eyes to give directions.

Mitzie was being trained to assist a person with a disability. Learn about her and other dogs that are part of a program called Puppies Behind Bars. Find out how prison inmates and dogs work together, help each other, and ultimately make a big difference in the lives of people in the outside world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617721519
  • Publisher: Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Series: Dog Heroes Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 837,993
  • Age range: 7 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 1000L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

"Watch Me!" 4

Starting Out 6

Teaching the Teachers 8

Perfect Partners 10

Always There 12

Outside Visits 14

Leading the Way 16

A New Job 18

Making a Difference 20

The Nose Knows 22

Together Again 24

Good Deeds 26

Just the Facts 28

Common Breeds: Prison Puppies 29

Glossary 30

Bibliography 31

Read More 31

Learn More Online 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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