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Commissioner of Prisons Louis Giorla (left) and Juan Bennett with Bleu (right). (credit: Steve Tawa/KYW)

Inmate Trainers And Their At-Risk Shelter Dogs Get A New Leash On Life In The Philadelphia Prison System

Inmates and their dogs in the “New Leash On Life Program” took part of graduation ceremonies in the Philadelphia Prison System’s Alternative and Special Detention division.

09/08/2014

Prison-dog Training Program Brings Pets To Vets Suffering With PTSD

On Monday February 24th, New Leash on Life will announce a new program entitled, “Saving & Reclaiming Lives.”

02/25/2014

(credit: Justin Udo)

Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts “Pets In Prison” Event

From dogs and cats to pigs and horses, Eastern State Penitentiary housed a lot more creatures than just humans. The penitentiary has a new program that is teaching the public about the history of animals in prison.

06/22/2013

(credit: John McDevitt)

Ex-Con Dog Gets A New Leash On Life

A dog who spent some time in prison has a new leash on life — comforting humans who are grieving over the death of a pet.

09/12/2012

(Photo by Andreas Holm, provided)

Fundraiser Set For ‘New Leash On Life,’ Program That Pairs Inmates With Dogs

A fashion show fundraiser tomorrow night at the King of Prussia Mall launches a new program that pairs rescue dogs and prison inmates in an effort to make them both ready for society.

05/12/2011

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