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Puppies behind bars

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Man's best friend has been sent to jail in the US, as part of a programme to help disabled soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

The charity Puppies Behind Bars is using inmates to train service dogs to do everything from turning on light switches to getting groceries off shelves.

Heather Alexander visited one prison taking part near New York.

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