Gus Harrison Correctional Facility launches new dog program

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ADRIAN, Michigan (WTVG) - A Michigan prison received eight new inmates on Monday, but they're not your normal offenders. Gus Harrison Correctional Facility kicked off its dog program. The training program prepares dogs to help people with disabilities. 15 inmates will train the dogs to be obedient and have good house manners. The eight Labrador puppies will live with the inmates in their dorms. Prison administrators say this training is not just for the dogs. It's to help the inmates learn job skills and become better law-abiding citizens upon release.