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Former Prison is Turned to Dog Shelter and Inmates are Caretakers

Inmate Aubrey Herrera, 31, plays with a dog at the MCSO Animal Safe Haven (MASH) Unit in a former jail that has become a shelter for abused and neglected animals seized in Maricopa County Sheriff's Office investigations, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S., April 25, 2017. Picture taken April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson SEARCH "DOGS NICHOLSON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.

“I get so much out of it, probably more than the dogs do, It’s very therapeutic for me as well, not just them, which was an unexpected, pleasant surprise.” Kristina Hazelett, one of the women in the program, told REUTERS.

Kristina is talking about a program that has turned a former prison into a shelter for dogs. Six days a week women are moved to the former prison to care for the dogs.

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First time dad in a second time marriage. I am fulfilled and sometimes nearly broken by, William, my amazing 2 year old son, my pit bill-lab-plot hound mix, June Bug, and my very energetic and clever Blue Heeled pup named Otis. Lucky for me I have a tremendous partner in Ingrid, who always has my back. We are the Salyer’s and this is my guide. Just one dad muddling through. #1Dad

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