Dog Program

“Dogs are not our whole life but they make our life whole”

        -Roger Caras

Studies have shown that involving dogs with boys in a correctional setting teaches; patience, understanding, unconditional love, compassion, kindness and enhances job skills.  Our program allows boys to work with dogs from our local shelters.

Boys who are progressing toward their case plan goals are encouraged to participate if time within their schedule allows. Second Chances has 2 dogs: an Australian Shepard and Terrier mix- Ruby; and a Pug Pit bull mix- Max.

Each dog:

• Has a unique personality       • Will be treated as part of our family
• Will have opportunity for stimulation through a variety of activities
• Will be given daily exercise       • Will receive daily training
• Will be treated with respect

Most important of all, each dog will have
FUN on a daily basis and will be LOVED!

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