Dogs, Children and Reading
Date posted: March 23, 2016
Today is National Puppy Day in the United States.
There are several programs where children work on their literacy skills by reading to dogs. The dogs are a non-judgmental and attentive audience. In a twist on that, here’s a program in Missouri where children read to anxious or shy shelter dogs to help the dogs gain confidence and become more comfortable with people.
To learn more about the program, click here.