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Paws in Prison Adoption Album

Are you wondering why you should adopt a dog from the Arkansas Paws in Prison program? Take a look at the Happy Paws in Prison Adoption stories below for just a few reasons why.

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Bex (formerly Pearl), who was featured when I adopted her as a deaf/vision impaired therapy dog for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia.”

– Heather Wilson, Owner

Read more about Bex’s story by clicking the link below:

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 “Here is our PIP doggie, Shadow!! We got him last year (2020). He loves his new “sister” Sophie! They are already best friends!”

– Emily and Sheldon Rozario, Owners

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“Hazel Bleu is a very fine dog. I am so proud of this once-in-a-lifetime girl. Thank you Paws in Prison!”

– Jeanne-d’Arc Dagnette, Owner

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“On the left is Titan’s photo when he was posted on the PIP page as available for adoption. I knew immediately he was supposed to be mine. It was the first time I saw his face. On the right was the day I said goodbye and the last time I saw his sweet face.”

– Robyn Davis, Owner

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“These are our PIP pups Sayde and Duke. Such a great program!”
(Sayde was adopted about 9 months after Duke. As you can tell they are the best of friends)

– Maureen McCarthy Ardizzoni, Owners

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“This is Harper. She is wonderful and my best buddy”

– Diana Wilks, Owner

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“This is out Blondie. She was adopted December 2012 from Paws in Prison. She is the sweetest girl! We appreciate you guys so much and all you do! We always recommend you when someone we know wants to adopt!”

– Ashley Voyles Mobley, Owner

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“Chole was adopted in 2012 and she could do no wrong. Her whole job was to love me and she did it flawlessly. Lymphoma took her a months ago (2021) and I still miss her dearly. Georgie was adopted earlier this year (2021) after Chloe’s death. Georgie is a spoiled rotten mess, but a very sweet spoiled rotten mess. She’s the shadow I didn’t realize they were missing. I’ve been blessed with 2 PIP dogs, and I owe the inmates of Hawkins for making them perfect for me.”

– Owner

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“This is Allie! Sadly she passed away last year (2020) from some health issues but she sure was a great dog!”

“My 2nd PIP dog is Saphie (formerly Squeezy). I adopted her last year (2020) and she has been a blessing to our family ever since. Thank you PIP!”

– Robin Whitten Jackson, Owner

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“Whiskey was adopted in 2021. Whiskey is a very good dog and loves everyone. Thanks PIP for teaching her such good manners. I tell everyone about this program. What a win/win for the dogs and prisoners.”

– PJ, Owner

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“Frankie is our PIP dog adopted this Summer (2021). One of the best dogs ever. She goes to work with me most days and is working on being a therapy dog.”

– Kimberly Hill, Owner

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“The program is AMAZING for both prisoners and the dogs and it’s producing quality family pets as well!”

Luke: Adopted in 2012 – lost in November 2021 to a neurological illness

– Meredith Orpin Mosely, Owner

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“Peppa about 2 months after she came home with me.”

“Tito came home about 3 weeks ago (2021) and he is fitting in just fine”

– Tina Babb, Owner

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Bruce has settled in very nicely with his “fur-ever” family!

– Liz Browning, Owner

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