(HAMILTON, OH) -- The Butler County Sheriff's Office is lauching a new program that will allow inmates to hold dogs in their jail cells.
Project "F.I.D.O." (Free Inmate Dog Obedience) is being launched as a cooperative effort with the Butler County Animal Shelter.
Jail prisoners will provide basic forms of dog obedience training.
The Sheriff's Office says this is the first such program being conducted in a local county jail in Ohio.
This is the second step of a three-step animal program being initiated with jail prisoners.