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Wagging Tales Read-A-Thon

July 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Are you and your pet ready for a summer reading pawty?

Sign up today for the Maryland SPCA’s Wagging Tales Read-A-Thon! Participating kids can practice their reading skills, spend quality time with their pet or favorite stuffed animal, and win fun prizes!

Here’s how it works:

  • If you’re a parent/guardian, register your child to participate in the month of July
  • Download our list of suggested animal-related books. (But any books will do!)
  • From July 1 – July 31, track the number of books your child reads using our tracking sheet.
  • By August 7, email or mail the completed log to HumaneEd@mdspca.org.
  • Kids who read at least five books in July will receive a certificate, pencil, and sticker.
  • The three kids who read the most books to their pet or stuffed friend during July will receive a new stuffed animal!

Click here to download a tracking sheet.
Click here to download our list of suggested books.

Do you want to support shelter pets and programs that teach children compassion toward animals? Please consider a $25 donation to the Maryland SPCA. Your support makes all the difference!

If you have any questions, please email HumaneEd@mdspca.org.


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The MD SPCA has discontinued training classes to focus our resources on shelter pets.
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