Minnesota Therapy Animals
|Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
preschools and child care facilities
before and after school programs
boys and girls clubs
youth detention facilities
Team Teddy Guy
Team Jelly Bean (in car bed)
Team Taylor at Weaver Lake Elementary, Maple Grove, MN
Team Sassy "READ WITH DOGS" North Star Therapy Animals
Team Ginger (Pomeranian) at Nokomis Library TD Inc.
Creative new ideas and variations
occur with the teams all the time!
Need more information? Check
out the MN READ Dogs, ITA/R.E.A.D.
web site or check Calendar
section of this website for
|Dedicated and attentive listeners come from
near and far to have the children read to them.
The R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) program improves children's reading
and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just
any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their
owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries, and many other settings as reading
companions for children.