A recent study found young kids have an easier time learning how to read if there's a dog in the room with them. Possibly because it keeps them calm, and they don't get frustrated so easily.

While your cat insists on parking its butt on all your important papers, your dog might be HELPING the people in your home read. Specifically, your kids . . . Researchers at the University of British Columbia found that children tend to read more, and be more engrossed in what they're reading, when...
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