Summit Assistance Dogs & Monroe Correctional Complex: A Win-Win


At about 8-10 months of age, Summit dogs in training progress to the Monroe Correctional Complex. Since 2010, our partnership with the prison has been an integral part of our training program. Dogs typically spend two ten-week sessions in Monroe. Each dog is housed with two inmates, who receive twice-weekly lessons from our staff of professional trainers. Summit gets a crew of incredibly dedicated trainers, administering intermediate training, exponentially expanding our capacity to take in and train dogs. As you’re about to see, it’s a win-win, benefiting the inmates and society at-large, as well.

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