Taking a 90 Day Bone? –

June 29, 2018 – The class, which Kover calls “Moving Forward with Dogs 12 Steps at a Time,” is now up and running at The Mission’s new women and children’s center in downtown Bakersfield. The program has already been used at the men’s center, but the current class is a first for the women. The class, which takes place at the center on Thursday mornings, runs for twelve weeks. It involves discussion of the current step in the 12-step recovery addiction process in the first half of the class (this week’s involved turning your life over to God), and then interactive lessons using the dogs. “They come from broken homes,” said Veronica Laughlin of the dogs used in the program, which are often rescued by Marley’s Mutts. “Being neglected and hurt.”

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