How to get involved

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If you would like one of the Bark & Read sponsored dogs to visit your school, community group or other organisation, or if you have a dog that you think might be suitable as a reading volunteer please contact: Ciara Farrell on 020 7518 1009 or

The Bear Bones of Education - Sandra Childs at

Building Understanding of Dogs - Maggie McManus at 07825 735574 or

Burns By Your Side -

Canine Assisted Intervention Therapy -   

Canine Concern Scotland Therapets - 0131 553 0034 or

Caring Canines - 01202 579744 (Julie) or 01202 872352 (Sue)or

Dogs for Good Community Dogs for Schools -

Dogs Helping Kids 01271 343288 or

From Fear to Friend -

Pets As Therapy: 01844-345445 or


Donate to the Bark and Read Foundation

The Kennel Club Charitable Trust's Bark & Read foundation provides money to charities that take dogs into schools as reading volunteers and supports other projects where dogs are helping children to read.

Please donate here to help the Kennel Club improve child literacy with the help of dogs.

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