Putting dogs in the care of animal cruelty criminals: a bad idea?

At first, it doesn’t seem to be the best idea in the world: putting animal cruelty criminals in close contact with some dogs.

But that’s exactly what has happened at Wojkowice Prison in southern Poland, where repeat offenders have been caring for the canines as part of a rehabilitation programme.

There were emotional goodbyes last week with the dogs set to move onto new surroundings.