ImageDr. John Otto, who established the dog training program at the Lexington Correctional Facility, was the guest speaker at Sooner Rotary Tuesday.  He shared the impact that the program has had on inmates and the animals. The program is being replicated at the Mabel Bassett Center for women in Oklahoma City, and is the subject of a documentary which may air at the Sundance Film Festival.

Dr. Otto is owner of University Animal Hospital and has received the humanitarian of the Year award given by Second Chance as well as other awards for his volunteer work.