Teachers across the metro area have discovered an innovative way to teach young kids how to read better and with more confidence. They are enlisting the help of therapy dogs. Dogs that have received special training to sit patiently with children, as the kids read aloud.
Seraphina and Katlyn are matching Shih Tzu dogs, out strolling on this St. Patrick’s Day. Owner Joan Redwing has them decked out with matching t-shirts that read “I HEART My Irish Mom.”
What better way is there to lower that blood pressure than by hugging a dog? That’s the idea behind “Dog Days” at Macalester College on Saturday.
Producer Susan Blanch is going through training to get her dog Stewart prepared be a therapy dog. Can they do it? Click here to see about the program.
Christmas Eve can be a special night for a child, but feeling jolly can be difficult if that night is spent in a hospital. Thankfully, there is an unlikely volunteer delivering a little holiday cheer to patients at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.