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Where lost and abandoned
animals can find food and shelter
from the cruelties of life.
Animal Haven of Asheville
P.O. Box 9697
Asheville, North Carolina 28815
(828) 299-1635

New Leash on Life and Pups on PAWrole
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The New Leash on Life program is a collaboration between Animal Haven of Asheville,
Craggy Correctional Center for men, and Dog-Ed, an Asheville-based certified dog trainer.
Selected dogs are placed with inmate trainers at Craggy Correctional for 8 to 12 weeks.
The inmates teach basic obedience, house training, and socialization through positive
reinforcement and repetition. Dogs are taught to walk on and off the leash and to respond
to basic commands.

We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with Pups on PAWrole, a weekly group outing to
provide the dogs a break from the prison environment, expose them to new places and
experiences, and get the word out about the program. Pups on PAWrole outings last 1 to 2 hours
and may involve a leash walk in a park or in town, a visit to a cafe or other public business,
and/or some basic skills training reinforcement. Volunteers do not need to commit to
attend weekly, and days of the week and times vary.

If you are interested in volunteering with Pups on PAWrole, please e-mail us at