Inmates Prepare 'Death Row' Dogs for Adoption

Program teaches inmates at the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail to train rescue dogs.
1:31 | 04/02/13

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Inside the Los Angeles County Jail behind these bars. Dogs once destined for death row are getting a second chance at life and thanks to some unlikely companions. I think it's a good thing for these guys -- Cesar cunanan is one of 36 inmates responsible for taking care of two dogs every five weeks who were only days away from being euthanized. The inmates live with -- -- 24/7. Baiting feeding and training them so they can find a new home. -- almost died on the -- -- shot you know just to get this by another chance because I'm thankful for for me having another chance at living to. -- still -- these -- train is rescued from a shelter some are copies and everywhere like he's adapting their adopted before they don't want this program. Don't behavior is Rick Belmont -- helps inmates trained the dogs to sick stay -- and much more that would. Beautiful. He believes this bond will help the inmates integrate back into society without re offending they're feeling a sense of empowerment I think that conference can help from the you don't get a job interview. And the sheriff's department is now expanding the program. What reaction have you seen -- and it's. -- the inmates are much more calm and relaxed tough exterior softened by a -- love. It -- building and with one more year to serve on a drug charge -- says his time with jet is changing his life. Having a job -- -- -- may -- probably more responsible Brady hit ABC news Los Angeles.

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