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December 12, 2013 in Washington Voices
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From left, Travis McKinney, Melissa Boyce, Cindy Taskila, Bob Holder and Alison Baccarella take turns putting a fabric muzzle on a dog while they practice their dog handling skills at SCRAPS on Dec. 5.

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Shelter manager Cindy Taskila, left, looks for an available animal for new employees, at right, to practice their dog handling skills at SCRAPS.

A yellow lab waits patiently as Stephanie Sindelar, above, practices putting a fabric muzzle on the dog while new employees practice their dog handling skills at SCRAPS on Dec. 5.