This is a great article on using therapy dogs to help children learn to read. I hope you enjoy it.

Can Dogs Help Kids learn to Read? Therapy Dogs do so much more…. Reprint by Rebecca Delaney A few days a week, Roo goes to the local elementary school, curls up in his spot at the back of the library and listens patiently as children read to him. "Go, Dog. Go!" by P.D. Eastman is his favorite, but he's not picky — as long as he gets a treat afterward, he's happy. Roo is a reading education assistance dog (R.E.A.D). Along with his handler, Tina Anderson, Roo works as a literacy … Read More

via The Central Coast Pet Sitter