A Scheme Saves Dogs From Death Row And Uses Convicts To Train Them For Adoption
Jail Dogs saves dogs from Gwinnett County Animal Control, and uses prisonsers to vet and train them so they're ready for adoption.
Film maker Amy Jackson, who's making a documentary on the scheme, tells BuzzFeed:
"The minute I walked in there, I knew this was something special."
"I wanted to be part of it and hoped that my videos would help get the dogs adopted and also show the viewers how positive this program is for everybody involved."
Amy calls the dog pod her "happy place."
"I have met the most incredible dogs saved from death row," she says.
Her documentary follows the story of a former Jail Dog named Brauny Brooks who arrived in 1C in really terrible shape.
"The inmates took such amazing care of him and got him really healthy. Today he lives with his Mom and doggie siblings in Kentucky."
The dogs include her own dog Vida, who was seconds away from being euthanized when she rescued her. Below is a dog named Daria. Amy says:
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