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

Kochersperger, Kathy; Heger, Lori
March 2010
Palaestra;2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p33
Academic Journal
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.


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