21 Adorable Pictures of Dogs Helping Kids Read

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Thanks to a recent study reporting that therapy animals improve literacy skills, dog reading programs are on the rise and they're doing really great work.

All over the world, various organizations are helping school kids develop their literacy skills and get more comfortable with reading out loud.


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To learn more about these programs, you could Google image search for "adorable kid reading to a doofy golden retriever."

OR you could just scroll down to see a collection of awesome dogs and kids reading together from all over the world.


Warning! If you're in a grouchy mood this will probably warm your heart and turn your day around.

1. Tender Loving K9 in Katy, Texas

2. Go Team Dogs in Bosie, ID

3. Parkland Library in Parkland, Florida

4. Therapeutic Dogs in Vancouver, Canada

5. Pawsitive Reading in Bellevue, Nebraska

6. Smalls The Library Dog in Atwater, CA

7. Paws to Read in Massillon, Ohio

8. Quaker in Westport, New Zealand

9. Therapy Dogs in Cambridge, England

10. Intermountain Therapy Animals in Salt Lake City, UT

11. Therapy Dogs in Somerville, MA

12. Pakenham Library in Pakenham, Australia

13. Pals with Paws ins Elk Rapids, MI

14. R.E.A.D. in Harlem, NY

15. Reading with Dogs in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

16. BARK in Long Beach, California

17. Family Reading Program in Reno, Nevada

18. Dog Reading Pals in Murrysville, Pennsylvania

19. Roxy Therapy Dogs in Danboro, Pennsylvania

20. Dog Tales in Alma, Michigan

21. Doggy Tales in Melbourne, Australia


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