R.E.A.D. with a Therapy Dog at Van Nest Library
R.E.A.D. ® is the 1st and foremost comprehensive reading to therapy dogs support program helping to improve children’s literacy and social skills through the assistance of trained, registered and insured therapy dog teams as literacy mentors. R.E.A.D. is a program of Intermountain Therapy Animals of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dogs can’t read but they can be great listeners! Reading to a therapy dog is fun!
Children can sign up to read for approximately 10-15 minutes each during the R.E.A.D.
session. Spots are limited and (phone or in-person) registration is required. Open to children K-4th grade. Children must be able to read.
Reading Education Assistance Dogs® (R.E.A.D.®) is a registered program of
Intermountain Therapy Animals. Salt Lake City, Utah. All rights reserved.