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Celebrating 10 Years~Helping our pets & all those we can't adopt!

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Prison Pet Pals!

May 24, 2016

The Dixon Correctional Institute in Jackson, LA is home to more than just inmates. It houses the Pen Pals Dog and Cat Shelter. This combo was created after Hurricane Katrina inundated the area with homeless pets. A makeshift shelter was setup at the prison to house 300 homeless pets, with the inmates trained to care for the animals.

After the Humane Society of the US gave the DCI a $600K grant,…

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