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Life on the Inside: Sit, stay, and heal

a dog running at Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater
John McGuire for Michigan Radio
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Duke, a repeat offender in Lakeland's dog training program.

In one of the housing units at Lakeland, half-walls separate the bunks. In each one, there are two beds: one for a person, and one for a dog. This is where inmates who are a part of one of the prison’s two dog training programs live. Dogs deemed “unadoptable” by shelters and former racing greyhounds are brought to the facility to be trained and rehabilitated. 

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