Schedule K-9 Reading Buddy Sessions

In response to our partner school and library closings during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are offering registration for LIVE 15-minute reading sessions via ZOOM. Parents and guardians, have a seat and relax while your child reads aloud to one of our therapy dog teams.   Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this page to view the schedules of our K-9 Reading Buddies participating in this program. Woof!


Read to Banjo

Banjo is a sweet 7 year old English Shepherd who enjoys a good story. He is known to often close his eyes to better hear the reader’s voice!

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Book Banjo

Read to Belle

Belle is a 10 year old West Highland White Terrier. Her favorite thing to do is to sleep on the couch. She is a good listener and loves to be read to.

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Book Belle

Read to Bernie

Bernie is a 4 year old Cavapoo who has been a K-9 Reading Buddy since 2017. He is a sweet, affectionate and adorable little guy. There’s nothing he likes better than listening to a good book. When you make an appointment to read to Bernie, he will reward you with wags & virtual kisses.

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Book Bernie

Read to Blair

Blair is a 10 year old West Highland White Terrier. She loves to run and play outside. When she comes inside she enjoys laying down and listening to a good book.

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Book Blair

Read to Bobby

Bobby is a 4 year old West Highland White Terrier who loves children.  One of his favorite things to do is to watch television.  He would love to have you read to him.

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Book Bobby

Read to Cassie I.

Cassie I. is a 2 year old Bichon Poodle who adores children. She is a very friendly, social girl who loves listening to stories. Cassie thrives on attention and loves to be petted.

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Book Cassie I.

Read to Charlie

Charlie is a 6-year old Cavapoo. He has been a K-9 Reading Buddy for almost 4 years. At home he loves to look out the window and bark at the squirrels and birds. Charlie also loves his toys and always greets people at the door with one in his mouth.

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Book Charlie

Read to Cooper

Cooper is a rescue who is mostly Labradoodle with a smidge of Great Pyrenees. He was adopted nearly 12 years ago, so he is likely 13 years old. He is the calmest, gentlest gentleman around who loves to be petted and roll around in the snow. Cooper enjoys listening to friends read stories to him.

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Book Cooper

Read to DeSoto

DeSoto is a furry, fun-loving mix of many different dogs. He was adopted two years ago from a shelter in Southern Illinois. His favorite things are FOOD, people, and mud. Also, he loves to relax on the couch, the chair, the bed, or in the car, especially if someone is reading one of his favorite books.

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Book DeSoto

Read to Lola

Lola is very calm and very sweet. She falls in love with everyone she meets; she definitely puts a paw print on your heart creating a lasting memory. Lola is smart, knows some tricks and loves to play with her toys.

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Book Lola

Read to Maggie

Maggie, whose nickname is “Maggie Moo”, is an adopted Great Dane and is excited to join K9RBNS.This 2 year old loves to meet new people, especially children. Even though Maggie is a Great Dane, she thinks she’s a “great” lap dog. She always enjoys listening to stories that children read to her. Maggie can’t wait to meet her new friends!

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Book Maggie

Read to Nala

Nala is a sweet 1-1/2 year old Golden Retriever with soft blonde fur. She loves all books but her favorites are about dogs or any animal. Sometimes she closes her eyes while listening to stories, but she isn’t sleeping . . . she is just very content.

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Book Nala

Read to Riley

Riley is a 3 year old Rough Collie who is a new K-9 Reading Buddy. She loves to be around children and get lots of attention. And, actually she is sort of a princess. Riley was all set to start reading with kids, when all of the libraries and schools were closed, so would love to meet you.

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Book Riley

Read to Rion

Rion is a sweet 2 year old Sheltie. He curls up on his blanket, closes his eyes, and dreams about the book being read to him.

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Book Rion

Read to Simba

Simba is a 4 year old Golden Retriever who is soft and loving. He is an excellent running partner and a very good listener. His favorite stories are about dogs and other animals. Simba’s favorite book is “Woof, A Love Story” by Sarah Weeks.

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Book Simba

Read to Truffle

Truffle is a two year old Bordoodle born in northern Utah. Truffle does agility training in addition to being a Reading Buddy. Her boyfriend, Beau, a Bernese Mountain Dog, lives next door so they play in both yards all day long.

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Book Truffle

Read to Ziggy

Ziggy is a 3-1/2 year old Yorkshire Terrier rescue mix. He has been sweet, soft and lovable since the day he joined our family and loves his job as a K-9 Reading Buddy. Ziggy looks forward to being your reading companion.

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Book Ziggy

Read to Zoey

Zoey is a 4 year old Mini Bernedoodle who loves attention. She is very friendly and sweet and is always looking for a new friend to pet her and give her love. Zoey will undoubtably be your new best friend by the end of your reading session.

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Book Zoey

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