WHEN SCHOOL CHILDREN in Rocky Hill, CT, have reading problems to overcome, they now spend time reading to dogs like Gulliver instead of in remedial reading classes that may impart a stigma. Gulliver, a 160-pound, unflappable Newfoundland who loves to listen to stories looks more like a bear than a dog. "In fact," says Janet Massey, a retired teacher and Gulliver's owner, "kids want to know if he's a bear-and if he bites." (No and no.) … Back to Article
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