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  1. Horses at ranch strengthen inmates who are facing release

    Inmates from the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction have been benefiting from HorseWorks' Own It and Up Inmate Program, which allows them to work with Spirit, a horse rescued from a wild horse round-up in Montana and abuse at a cattle ranch.

  2. Robot therapy dogs and more new tech unveiled at CES

    The Tombot was unveiled at CES in Las Vegas. The robotic dog is designed for therapy for dementia patients and, due to cost compared to actual dogs, is more easily scaled up.