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: Literacy for All

Roxy Therapy Dog Teams have visited thousands of area students since our inception in 2005.

Central Bucks School District Honors Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs for 10 Years of Volunteer Service

DOYLESTOWN, PA – Last month at the school board meeting, the Central Bucks School District recognized Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs’ outstanding service in promoting literacy to district elementary students over the last decade. School Superintendent Dr. David Weitzel presented a certificate to RRTD Volunteer Director of Schools Sharon Fleck and her dog, Bud, RRTD Volunteer… Continue Reading

Roxy Reading in the Classroom

  Last week I had my first Roxy Reading experience in the classroom.  Maggie, a long-time Roxy volunteer who brings one of her two labs to Linden every week, was nice enough to let me accompany her into the first grade reading support room she visits every week.  Chloe, her three year old yellow lab,… Continue Reading