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Trainer, therapy dog visit library to encourage reading


February 26, 2018

Steve Newman/Daily Globe

JULIE DEROSIE and her service and therapy dog, Remington, wait at Wakefield Public Library on Saturday to read with children. Remington, a two-year old mixed breed dog, has been trained for various therapy situations, but loves to have children read with him.


WAKEFIELD - Julie DeRosie and her service and therapy dog, Remington, came to the Wakefield Public Library Saturday to listen to kids read. Remington is an enthusiastic 2-year old mixed-breed dog who has been trained by DeRosie to provide therapy for children and adults. DeRosie, a Bessemer resident, trained Remington, and they have been tested and certified by Pet Partners; a nationwide organization that seeks to improve human health and well-being through the human-animal bond.

DeRosie and Remington have a regular appointment at Gogebic Medical Care...

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