Research shows reading can have a calming effect on animals. Rescue Readers is a one-hour program for all readers, where participants read to the animals in our adoption centers. Readers provide soothing company to dogs, cats, and critters as they await adoption. As a bonus, new readers gain confidence and improve their reading skills.
Are you new to Rescue Readers? Before you and your child can attend a reading session, you both need to complete an orientation. In orientation, we discuss animal body language and review important safety precautions. Orientation sessions are offered virtually via Zoom and are approximately 35 minutes. The next virtual orientations are scheduled for:
- Sunday, December 5, 10:30 AM
- Thursday, December 16, 6 PM
Each session will begin with a health screening and a brief review of the guidelines and new COVID protocols. The actual reading activity is one hour in length and cost $10 per session.
|Wednesday, November 17||6 PM|
|Wednesday, December 8||6 PM|
|Sunday, December 5||9 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM|
|Thursday, December 9||6 PM|
|Saturday, December 11||9 AM, 10:30 AM, 12 PM|
|Wednesday, December 15||6 PM|
|Saturday, December 18||Sessions full|
|Sunday, November 28||11 AM, 1 PM|
|Sunday, December 12||11 AM, 1 PM|