Paws to Read®

Grades 1-5
Children have fun and gain confidence reading to an excellent listener. Paws to Read® matches readers with reading therapy dogs and their volunteer handlers (certified by Therapeutic Paws of Canada).
~30 minute sessions

Please note: These programs have limited capacity and some branches may have waitlists for their sessions.

Therapeutic Paws of Canada

Registration is required

Alderney Gate
Every second Saturday/1-2 p.m.
with Rosebud
Spring Session: Apr 1, Apr 8, Apr 29, May 13, May 27
Call 902-490-5748 to register

Fridays/3:30-5 p.m.
with Teddy
Call 902-490-5757 to register

Mondays/5-6 p.m.
with Hudson
Tuesdays/3:30-5 p.m.
with Colby
Call 902-490-5707 to join the waitlist

J.D. Shatford Memorial
Every second Saturday/9-10 a.m.
with Lulu
Feb 4, Feb 18, Mar 4, Mar 18, Apr 1, Apr 15
Call 902-857-9176 to register

Keshen Goodman
Mondays/5-7 p.m.
Call 902-490-6410 to join the waitlist.

Thursdays/4:15-5:45 p.m.
with Nutella
Call 902-865-3744 to join the waitlist

Wednesdays/4-6 p.m.
with Sophie
Call 902-490-2744 to register