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R.E.A.D. ® Reading Education Assistance Dogs ®


  • Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11 a.m.

Program Locations:

Partially accessible to wheelchairs

How to register: Phone or in-person


New York Therapy Animals is the official affiliate of “R.E.A.D.®  Reading Education Assistance Dogs®” Program of Intermountain Therapy Animals of Salt Lake City, Utah.


R.E.A.D. is the 1st and foremost comprehensive reading to therapy dogs support program helping to improve children’s literacy and social skills through the assistance of trained, registered and insured therapy dog teams as literacy mentors.


Dogs can’t read but they can be great listeners! Reading to a therapy dog is fun!


Children will sign up to read approximately 15 minutes each during the R.E.A.D. session.

Spots are limited and registration is required. Open to children K-4th grade