The Maryland SPCA’s Wagging Tales Reading Hour is for youth ages 6-12 years old and features monthly reading themes and participation incentive prizes. This Humane Education initiative helps both children and pets. It reinforces to children that pets should be loved and treated kindly while they strengthen their reading skills without being judged on their reading abilities. Additionally, the pets enjoy the company, and it reduces stress in pets who may be anxious in a kennel environment.
September: Talking Without Words: Understanding Body Language
October: Adoption Changes Lives
November: Showing Kindness to People and Animals
December: Celebrating Pets as Part of the Family
12/3: Biscuits Snowy Day by Alyssa Satin Capucilli (book)
12/10: Marley: Snow Dog Marley by John Grogan (book)
There is no fee for this event, but space is limited and registration is required. Start registration by clicking on the link below.
*Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
**Participants are encouraged to bring their own books to read that relate to the monthly theme.
***The Maryland SPCA may take and use photos taken at the event for marketing purposes.
Please contact Melissa Welsh at [email protected] for any questions.
Click on any available date and select "Event Details" for more information and to sign up.
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