Thanks to a recent study reporting that therapy animals improve literacy skills, dog reading programs are on the rise and they're doing really good work. All over the world, various organizations are helping school kids get better and more comfortable with reading out loud. To learn more about these programs, you could do a 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.