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Children read to therapy dogs in Santa Maria

Posted at 7:35 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 18:08:01-05

Children in Santa Maria practiced their reading skills with some furry friends.

Kids from ages six to twelve participated in the "Paw to Reads" event on Monday

"Love on a Leash" brought six therapy dogs to the Santa Maria Public Library for the kids to read to.

Organizers say this is a great way for kids to gain confidence in reading out loud.