Our mission is to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, and to enrich the lives of our canine and human volunteers.

Category Archives: Courthouse Therapy Dogs

Specially trained therapy dog teams soothe the fears of minors involved in lengthy court proceedings.

Comfort Dogs Have Dramatic Impact in Dependency Court

New video highlights benefits of placing dogs in the courts HARRISBURG — Approximately one-third of Pennsylvania’s 60 judicial districts report that they either use comfort dogs in dependency court or are implementing a program to use them. The impact can be dramatic on the children they serve, according to judges and other judiciary personnel interviewed… Continue Reading

The Roxy Reading Courthouse Therapy Dogs Program

Many people in Central Bucks know about Roxy Reading’s programs in the classroom, but not enough have heard of our Minor Victims of Violent Crimes program.  Roxy Reading teams in this division are specially trained and on-call for shifts in the District Attorney’s office.  Roxy dogs are available to comfort and stand by minors who are involved… Continue Reading