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Headlines and Links for October 31, 2006

Trained by Inmates, New Best Friends for Disabled Veterans

Article about Rainbow a Labrador Retriever trained to be an assistance dog for disabled military veterans by inmates at the Northeast Correctional Center in Concord,MA. Rainbow is the first graduate from Canines for Combat Veterans from NEADS. The dogs are dual-trained as both service dogs as well as to provide walking and balancing assistance.

Source: The New York Times: Trained by Inmates, New Best Friends for Disabled Veterans (October 31, 2006)

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