Reading Dog Helps Kids at Juve Court | Community Spirit
One dog is making a difference for teens who've had their fair share of problems.
He's working at the juvenile court.
His name's Maxx, a Great Pyrenees who's also apparently great at reading!
He's the Juvy Court's first canine reading therapy volunteer and Monday was his first day on the job.
Judge Curtis Person says he's thrilled Maxx is part of the team!
"Dogs are amazing," he said. "And they're so loving and I think this will be extremely for the children who are in detention."
Maxx also works with patients at LeBonheur.
Maxx is part of the Juvenile Court's new PAWS Program - which stands for Pets Assisting with Students.