|Reading to animals: A 'Pawsitive' program|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Lily Udekwu, 9, came to the Jacksonville Humane Society after school one day recently to read aloud to the animals.
She was assigned to the puppy room, so she ended up doing more cuddling than reading.
But while Lily was reading to them, the puppies actually seemed to be paying attention, sitting quietly in their cages. A dachshund mix named Charleston rolled over on his back and watched her intently. A duo of hounds didn’t take their eyes off her.
“They really liked the story,” Lily said.
And they really liked her presence.
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