Philadelphia Program Throw Away Dogs Turns Strays Into Police K-9 Superstars

If you’re a dog lover, you’ll love this story.  A Philadelphia-based program is proving that dogs abandoned at kennels can indeed be taught new tricks. Throw Away Dogs founder Carol Skaziak was inspired after seeing what she said was a high disregard for canines in boarding facilities in her area.  Throw Away Dogs rescues neglected shelter dogs and works to rehabilitate and train them for police work like narcotics detection and patrolling. Since beginning her work, nine out of 12 dogs she has rescued are now serving in police departments across the country.

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