Tail Waggin’ Tutors Help Struggling Young Readers Improve Their Reading Skills


A new program is helping kids improve their reading skills by placing a non-judgmental, furry listener in the audience.

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Credit: Centre County Library

Tail Waggin’ Tutors is an international program that allows students who have difficulties reading to practice their skills in a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere.

By sitting down next to a dog and reading aloud to the dog, all threats of being judged are put aside. The child relaxes, pats the attentive dog, and focuses on the reading.

According to TDI, “Reading improves…

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