First Saturday of the month, 10:00 – 11:00 am – February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7
Children Kindergarten and up may come in and read to the therapy dogs the first Saturday of every month. Registration requested. Call 440-944-6010 to register.
Reading Skills learned with reading to therapy dogs
Reading to dogs gives children essential extra practice with reading and oral skills.
Some children feel that reading becomes less difficult when reading to a dog and are more willing to read aloud at school.
Reading to dogs has motivated some children to start reading more at home, especially to their pets.
Children want to try reading more difficult books as they go through the reading to dogs program.
Kids feel more confident when answering reading related questions.
Research studies have shown that reading fluency can increase after participating in a reading to dogs program.