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The Reading Education Assistance DogsĀ® 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 handler as a team, going to schools, libraries, and many other settings as reading companions for children.

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Angel Tobey

Purdue University

Location Minnesota
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  1. Animal-assisted education
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Animal roles
  4. Child development
  5. Dogs
  6. Libraries
  7. Literacy programs
  8. Mammals
  9. Pets and companion animals
  10. Reading assistance dogs
  11. Schools
  12. therapeutic interactions
  13. therapy animals