“Tail Waggin’ Tutors”

Posted on January 31st, 2013

The Ranch for Canine Training and Behavior is thrilled to pilot a reading program for children at Dripping Springs Elementary School. This program invites all children, but especially benefits kids who have difficulty reading.
By sitting down next to a dog and reading to the dog, all threats of being judged are put aside. The child relaxes, pats the attentive dog, and focuses on the reading. Reading improves because the child is practicing the skill of reading, building self-esteem, and associating reading with something pleasant.

Look for our Therapy Dog teams at Dripping Springs Elementary on Thursdays and Monday’s