Reading, Artwork, and New Faces

Three more site visits completed. Another great day of reading, artwork and several new faces as we ran into Sarah and Scout who have been holding down the summer reading program at Beecher. We met a young girl who just melted into Ami and talked of her dog she recently lost to cancer. A young boy who is so much trouble on most days is all attention and “try” when the dogs are there, reading intently and sounding out words for himself and others who are struggling. At the free lunch program at the ARC we met people from 5-70 of all different abilities that all became equal as they pet and hugged the dogs sharing their own life stories with their own pets. Can’t begin to tell you the wonders of a world where all are on the same level at the touch of a furry friend. I am so honored to be witness to the magic