Promoting literacy in schools, soothing fears in the courthouse, comforting pediatric patients, medically fragile children, cognitively and physically challenged children, and teens struggling with anxiety, stress and grief.

Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs Announces Key Leadership Changes Effective February, 2016

Roxy Reading Therapy Dog (RRTD) President Diane Smith announces the following leadership changes for the local, non-profit organization, effective February 1. RRTD recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in service to the Doylestown area through its mission to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, and to enrich the lives of the organization’s… Continue Reading

The ‘Human-Canine Connection’ Presented to the Village Improvement Association

Roxy Reading Therapy Dog (RRTD) President Diane Smith presented “The Human-Canine Connection” to Village improvement Association (VIA) members at their monthly meeting in January. The meeting was held at the Doylestown Health Wellness Center in Warrington. Smith presented a wide variety of scientific studies from around the world whose findings suggest that interaction with canines… Continue Reading

Bring on the Dog Days of Summer (Part II) – Is Your Dog Ready?

Thanks to Karen Snyder and Fig Doylestown for another great article! You can check out Fig’s website here. Who doesn’t enjoy summer? I know I do! Sometimes, it’s seems I’m surrounded and even out-numbered by my winter-loving friends. But for me, it’s all about those long, never-ending days of summer. Yes, I admit regretting my… Continue Reading