28 Feb '16, 7pm

Shelter Buddies helps kids volunteer to read to shelter dogs

Animal shelters can be an incredibly stressful environment for a pet. So how can humans help a shelter dog adjust to its surroundings? Why not read aloud? That’s exactly the approach the Shelter Buddies Reading Program in Missouri is taking — and so far, it’s been a major success. The program trains kids age 6-15 to read to dogs in a soothing voice, giving each pooch the personal attention and social experience it needs to thrive.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/shelter-buddies-helps-kids-volunteer...

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