Paws to Read has resumed!

 

Practice reading aloud and improve fluency by sharing a story with one of our lovable Paws to Read therapy dogs. If your child might benefit from sensory accommodations such as fidgets or noise-reducing headphones, please request a Sensory Accommodations kit from the desk.

 

Meet the Paws to Read Dogs!


 

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Abbey!

  • Human: Kathleen
  • Fun Fact: Abbey is very intuitive with people. She also has earned her Level 2 Canine Conditioning Fitness title and medal!
  • Location: Fountain Library - Mondays, 3 p.m.
 

 

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Avalanche!

  • Human: Jackie
  • Fun Fact: Avalanche is a pit bull mix who was born in a snowstorm.
  • Location: East Library - Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m.
 

 

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Brinkley!

  • Human: Debbie
  • Fun Fact: Brinkley volunteers quite a bit, including visiting the courthouse to comfort youth.
  • Location: Old Colorado City Library - Tuesdays, 4 p.m., 3rd Saturdays 11 a.m.
 

 

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Cody!

  • Human: Pat
  • Fun Fact: Cody loves belly rubs!
  • Location: East Library - Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m.
 

 

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Davy!

  • Human: Linda
  • Fun Fact: Davy loves pretzels and sleeping under the covers.
  • Location: High Prairie Library - Tuesdays, 4 p.m.
 

 

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Hope and Grace!

  • Human: Jill
  • Fun Fact: Hope is a Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study hero, and loves raw apples and carrots. In April 2018, Grace give birth to a litter of ELEVEN puppies. Some of her pups are also training to be therapy dogs!
  • Location: Library 21c - Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m..
 

 

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Jambo!

  • Human: Sabrina
  • Fun Fact: Before Jambo was a therapy dog, he was in training to become a blind guide dog. Cutest dropout we know!
  • Location: Monument Library - Tuesdays, 4 p.m.
 

 

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Oakley!

  • Human: Jamie
  • Fun Fact: Oakley loves snow (but not his snow shoes) and he has hiked five 14ers!
  • Location: Rockrimmon Library - Wednesdays, 4 p.m.
 

 

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Rex!

  • Human: Bobbie
  • Fun Fact: Rex is a Bernese Mountain Dog and his breed originated in Switzerland. In the Alps they were working dogs for cattle herds and pulled carts of milk and cheese to villages.
  • Location: Monument Library - Tuesdays, 4 p.m.
 
 

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Richie!

  • Human: Cathlin
  • Fun Fact: Richie is a puppy mill survivor and ambassador for National Mill Dog Rescue. He also volunteers with the pet therapy program at Evans Army Community Hospital.
  • Location: Fountain Library - Mondays, 3 p.m.
 

 

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Sky!

  • Human: Sue
  • Fun Fact: Sky is a Champion trick dog.
  • Location: Rockrimmon Library - Wednesdays, 4 p.m.
 

 

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Tripp!

  • Human: Ila
  • Fun Fact: Tripp is a Silver Grand Champion. He loves meeting new people and has been to 22 states!
  • Location: High Prairie Library - Tuesdays, 4 p.m.