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The PAWS Cell Dog Program changes lives – for man and for dog. For this transforming program, PAWS dogs are carefully selected to be trained and cared for by approved inmates at Kyle Correctional Center. The chosen handlers first go through two weeks of classroom training before they begin six weeks of round-the-clock care of their assigned dog, with semi-weekly training sessions by the PAWS professional trainer.

Please consider sponsoring the Cell Dog Program – a donation of $500 covers the cost of one dog in the program, including certification as a Canine Good Citizen, and a donation of $5,000 pays for an entire class.

*At the moment, we do not have plans for a new Cell Dog class but hope to restart the program in the future.