Page-turning Pups: How Therapy Dogs Can Promote a Love of Reading in Kids

Photo by: Roxy Reading Dogs
Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs
RRTD, started in 2005, is a non-profit, all-volunteer program. Since its inception, the mission has been to encourage a lifelong love of reading ... more 
Photo by: Roxy Reading Dogs
Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs
RRTD, started in 2005, is a non-profit, all-volunteer program. Since its inception, the mission has been to encourage a lifelong love of reading and to empower children who are struggling with reading through the use of therapy dogs.
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Thu, Feb 14, 2013 6:10 PM EST
Do you know a child who has trouble or who lacks confidence with his reading? Or, maybe one who just hasn't developed a love for books yet? Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs is the answer! What a great program! Based in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, their mission is "to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, to promote a lifelong love of reading, and to enrich the lives of our canine and human volunteers." Awesome! If you're looking for a volunteer opportunity, or know a child who could benefit from working with a dog, maybe there is a program like this where you live. Or hey, maybe you could start one of your own! Get the scoop on this cool program for kids, below: - By Amy Fleck



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