TITLE

Tucker Gets A Second Chance: Learning Important Life Skills While in Prison and Being Rescued from a Life of Homelessness

AUTHOR(S)
Kochersperger, Kathy; Heger, Lori
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Palaestra;2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on professional therapy dog named Tucker who was trained to follow important commands by an inmate at a Kansas prison. It states that Tucker is teamed up with a physical education teacher Lori Heger who spent a week of training to become better acquainted with him and learn how to become a therapy team. Tucker is said to be dedicated to his work, and can immediately sense when a student is in need.
ACCESSION #
56654842

 

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