20130711 - Retired Therapy Dogs (KG) - nwherald

Retired Therapy Dog

Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

Daisy (right), the Hilltop Elementary School therapy dog, retired last May at age 13. Maureen Adams-Dunkin (center) the learning disabilities teacher at Hilltop Elementary School and Daisy's owner brings the therapy dog to school once a month for her "Reading to Dogs" program to improve her students aural reading skills. In preparation for Daisy's retirement, Adams-Dunkin now has the next reading therapy dog, Phonics (left).