Four-legged visitors from Therapeutic Paws of Canada were at Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute on March 24, ahead of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, which students in Ontario write in Grade 9 and must pass in order to graduate. Therapeutic Paws of Canada is dedicated to “providing animal resources for human needs” with regular visits at schools, hospitals, retirement residences and more. Karen Baker of VCI said over 100 students dropped by to visit the pets, with some saying it was “the best day ever.” Here are photos from the event, courtesy of VCI.
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