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Pit Sisters: Grant Report

How did this grant help your organization and the pets in your care?

We waived adoption fees for TAILS (Teaching Animals and Inmates Life Skills) dogs who graduated from our program where inmates or their families wanted to adopt the dogs.

The grant allowed us to be able to keep the inmate trainers and their dogs together after graduation. Most inmates and their families do not have the means to pay the adoption fees, but that does not make them bad adopters, so we wanted to help them, and the Petfinder Foundation allowed us to do just that!

How many pets did this grant help?

50 dogs

Please provide a story of one or more specific pets this grant helped.

Jackson is a dog who lost both eyes as a result of dog fighting. We took him into our TAILS (Teaching Animals and Inmates Life Skills) program and when one particular guy started training him, it was love at first sight. Thanks to the Petfinder Foundation, Jackson went home with his new dad in May of this year. Thank you so much, Petfinder Foundation, for helping homeless dogs.