Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Julie L. Jones

 
Press Release
January 16, 2018
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(850) 488-0420
 

FDC Celebrates Prison Pups N Pals Dog Program Graduation at Tomoka Correctional Institution

If you would like to attend, please contact the Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of Communications as soon as possible at (850) 488-0420. Attendees will need to complete and submit a media background access form. No video or photos may be taken without prior consent and approval of Department staff at the event.

WHAT:
Media are invited to the graduation of the Prison Pups N Pals program. The Prison Pups N Pals program brings together rescue dogs from the Halifax Humane Society with inmates from Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp for obedience training. Graduating dogs are crate trained, housebroken, spayed/neutered, up-to-date on shots and micro-chipped.
WHEN:
Thursday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m. ET
WHERE:
Tomoka Correctional Institution – Work Camp
3950 Tiger Bay Road
Daytona Beach, FL 32124
WHY:
Through programs like Prison Pups N Pals, the Department of Corrections provides inmates with job skills that lead to productive employment and law-abiding lives upon release.
CONTACT:
Adoption forms may be obtained by calling the Halifax Humane Society at 386-274-4703. For more information about the program, please visit www.prisonpups.org or halifaxhumanesociety.org.

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