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Can Do Canines, a non-profit organization that trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities and provides them free of charge to those who need them, started its sixth prison training program at the Jackson Correctional Institution in Black River Falls. Ten puppies from the “P litter”, which means all of their names start with the…
Jackson Co. (WXOW) — A partnership between nonprofit Can Do Canines and the Jackson County Correctional Institution is giving inmates the opportunity to train service dogs. The partnership is the second Can Do Canines has with a Wisconsin prison. “We’ve been trying to find a canine program for the past two years and for one reason…
BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WKBT) – The Jackson Correctional Institution in Black River Falls got a little puppy love Tuesday, part of a training exercise between inmates and a few four-legged friends. Inmate Lee Brooks is meeting his soon-to-be cellmate, Portia. “She’s going to be amazing, and she’s smart. Look at those eyes!” Brooks exclaims….