How therapy dogs can be an intervention tool for struggling readers | Karen Burns | TEDxSaltLakeCity
| Contributor(s):: Karen Burns
Learning to read is arguably one of the most important skills taught in school, and it is no surprise how challenging it can be. Karen Burns knows how the reading skills gap can affect someone for their entire life. In this poignant, and sometimes funny, talk, Karen tells us how man's best...
"Nu kommer hunden!": Aktionsforskning om barn som läser för hundar med syfte att utveckla lässtunderna på svenska bibliotek
| Contributor(s):: Elina Garp
This master´s thesis in Library and Information Science examines the experiences of children who read to a dog. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the interactions between the librarian, the readingdog-handler, the child-ren and the dogs and what the benefits from the interactions...
A Basket of Puppies ... Well, Almost [From the Editor]
| Contributor(s):: Borman, Laurie D.
Borje At The Front Desk
| Contributor(s):: Syvala, Maria
Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River
| Contributor(s):: Otter, Pawly
Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family
| Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine
Dog Therapy 101. (cover story)
| Contributor(s):: Inklebarger, Timothy
Indirect (dog) therapy [Letter to the Editor]
| Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen
Therapy Horses of Gentle Carousel
Our teams of tiny therapy horses visit over 25,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs, assisted living programs and with families who have experienced traumatic events. From the children and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School / Newtown, CT to the...
"Paws for Reading" at the Memphis Public Library
| Contributor(s):: Seratt, Mary
A Small Library with a Big Heart
| Contributor(s):: Emlen, Candy
Children's reading won't go to the dogs!
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Jo
Read to the Dogs
Read-to-me Story Dogs
Tales to Tails
The Paws That Remediate
Therapy dogs help library patrons to learn
| Contributor(s):: Kelley, Michael, Schwartz, Meredith, Lee, Michelle, Warburton, Bob
Children reading storybooks to dogs-what could be cuter? But every day we're learning there's more than just cuteness when this happens. The smiles on a child's face, the wagging tail of the dog, the excitement of doing something different (even forbidden in some public places) proves there's...
A READing Paws Team is comprised of a registered Therapy Animal and owner/handler. You'll find these Teams in your local school, tucked in a corner, READing with a student. The animals love to listen and look at the pictures. They encourage the students to practice their READing skills and...
Collection Development "Dog Care & Training": The Well-Behaved Dog
| Contributor(s):: Alpi, Kristine M., Sherman, Barbara L.