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Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

Lacey Wallace works with her dog in training, McAlister, at the new dog training facility at Mabel Basset Correctional Center on Tuesday in McLoud. [Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman]

Lacey Wallace works with her dog in training, McAlister, at the new dog training facility at Mabel Basset Correctional Center on Tuesday in McLoud. [Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman]

MCLOUD — Lacey Wallace and her dog, McAlister, seem a natural fit. Playing on the grass, the 28-year-old trainer demonstrates some of the rambunctious pooch's talents. If not for her orange jumpsuit, the surrounding walls and the ever-present gaze of prison guards, Wallace would look like any person hanging out with their dog on a bright spring...
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