Dogs and the prisoners teach each other love and discipline. In five Florida prisons, some inmates train dogs and achieve this amazing result. The program is called TAILS (Tails), which means “Training animals and prisoners vital skills and experience”.
From choosing shelter dogs with behavioral problems and give in the prison, where a professional handler teaches a group of inmates the basics of training. After 8 — 12 weeks dogs has changed dramatically.
“When dogs come, with them difficult to handle, they feel bad and look bad — said officer Lisa IRRI, program coordinator of the Jacksonville video on the web site of the program TAILS. But by the end of the workout, this is a completely different dog.”