Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to come read to a Humane Society of Marion County dog on select Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. Here’s how it works: The child must register in advance. Completed the online Registration Form to sign up NOW [click here]. Choose up to two dates you prefer. We will call and confirm the week before your date. Dates as follows: Maximum of 12 children per session.
A parent/guardian must accompany the child and stay at the shelter (in a separate area) while the child is reading. This is because children do better when they are reading to a non-judgmental dog with no outside criticism.