PBK News

New Benefit Item to support R.U.F.F. – Relying Upon Furry Friends

Through R.U.F.F. pups train with staff and inmate handlers at Houtzdale State Correctional Institution for 15-18 months. At the end of the training, all inmate handlers receive a Certificate of Recognition in Canine Training and Care. Program trainers make quarterly visits to the prison throughout the training … Continue reading

PBK Sponsors Abel the Service Pup

Primitives by Kathy is very excited to have the opportunity to sponsor “Abel”, a yellow lab pup who will take part in the United Disabilities Services Foundation “Pups in Prison” training program. Abel and other young dogs will be trained by inmates to become service dogs for the disabled in an 18-month … Continue reading