Dogs Have a New Trick: Helping Kids Read

Bailey Benson turned 10 today, but she's already reading like a high school student thanks to her terrier tutor, Guthrie. It's been a year and a half since Benson and her parents visited an animal shelter in Phoenix and came home with Guthrie, a mixed-breed dog that looks like Dorothy's Toto. In that time, Benson's reading skills and confidence have soared. "She reads to him constantly," said Benson's mom, Maria. "At any given time, you can go into her room and she's reading to him out...Full Story
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