CCC’s Pups on Parole program gets special visitor

Dog trainer Shirley Mesa paid a visit to the firehouse at California Correctional Center to give the pooches already in the Pups on Parole program some valuable training, as well as give the inmate handlers a crash course in some basic dog-training techniques. The program is a joint effort by the Lassen Humane Society and the prison.

CDCR K-9 teams go back to school

Some of CDCR’s finest officers put on quite a show recently for students at Florin High School in Sacramento. K-9s and their handlers put their best feet and paws forward as a thank you to Florin High teacher Carlos Garcia and students in his Legal Careers classes who helped set up hundreds of chairs at this year’s CDCR Medal of Valor ceremony.