Inmates Battling Addiction Get An Unlikely Ally: A Cute Little Puppy

Inmates Battling Addiction Get An Unlikely Ally: A Cute Little Puppy…

In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, inmate Jonathan Ladson cuddles with a chocolate lab puppy at Merrimack County Jail in Boscawen, N.H. The New Hampshire jail is the first in the state to partner prisoners with the "Hero Pups" program to foster and train puppies with the goal of placing them with military veterans and first responders in need of support dogs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, inmate Caitlin Hyland cleans up after a chocolate lab puppy peed on the floor at Merrimack County Jail in Boscawen, N.H. The New Hampshire jail is the first in the state to partner prisoners with the "Hero Pups" program to foster and train puppies with the goal of placing them with military veterans and first responders in need of support dogs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, inmates Justin Martin, right, and Jonathan Ladson, watch chocolate lab puppies play at Merrimack County Jail in Boscawen, N.H. The New Hampshire jail is the first in the state to partner prisoners with the "Hero Pups" program to foster and train puppies with the goal of placing them with military veterans and first responders in need of support dogs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, inmate Shasta Pepper watches a chocolate lab puppy play at Merrimack County Jail in Boscawen, N.H. The New Hampshire jail is the first in the state to partner prisoners with the "Hero Pups" program to foster and train puppies with the goal of placing them with military veterans and first responders in need of support dogs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)