Welcome to the TALES of JOY R.E.A.D.® Program website.
Reading Has Gone to the DOGS!!
CGC Certified – Registered Therapy dogs that is!
Why READ to dogs?
Dogs are the ideal reading companions . . .
Increases relaxation and lowers blood pressure.
Children proceed at their own pace.
Dogs do not judge, laugh or criticize.
Less intimidating than peers.
Dogs listen attentively.
TALES of JOY R.E.A.D.® Program is an Associate Program registered with Intermountain Therapy Animals. ITA launched R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) in 1999 and has grown to hundreds of registered R.E.A.D. teams throughout the United States and Canada.
“PAW” through our website and see how this amazing program improves the reading skills and overall well-being of the children that participate!
Tales of Joy R.E.A.D.® Program Barnes & Noble Bookfair 2016