Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Pets
  3. Dogs

The Animal Humane Society hosts the Animal Ambassadors Reading Fun (AARF) program

Two dogs on a cushion
AP Photo/Molly Mutt

This winter, the Animal Humane Society hosts the Animal Ambassadors Reading Fun (AARF) program, in which children read to a registered therapy animal. These events occur on February 7 and 21, 2010, and no registration is necessary.

Animals provide a non-judgmental opportunity for children to practice and improve their reading skills--a perfect partnership. Each AARF team follows the R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs) training program to provide a calm audience to which the children naturally respond.

Additionally, children who read will receive a free book (while supplies last).

For more info: call the Animal Humane Society at 763-489-2220 or visit www.animalhumanesociety.org/animalambassadors.

Comments

Advertisement

Life

  • Johnny Manziel
    Should Johnny Manziel apologize for his hard partying over the offseason?
    Today's Buzz
  • Crop circles
    Similar crop circles appeared in Germany and England within days of each other
    Camera
    19 Photos
  • Advanced placement
    The AP program is gaining traction as a key component in college admissions
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Beach hats
    Beat the heat with the best summer beach hats for women
    Camera
    Beach Hats
  • Expectations for ministry
    Pastor preaches to newly ordained ministers about expectations for ministry
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Medical symptoms
    See which symptoms should cause you to seek a doctor’s attention right away
    Camera
    6 Photos