Deaf Dog Learns Sign Language From Prison Inmates

Sparky, a 1-year-old deaf dachshund, has been trained to understand sign language in a program that pairs rescue dogs with prison inmates, the New York Daily News reports. After teaching Sparky signs for "no," "sit," "lay down," "stay," "stop" and "heel," over the course of eight weeks, inmates at the South Central… » 2/10/11 10:30am 2/10/11 10:30am