Connecting kids & dogs to unleash their potential!

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Thank you to the Children's Museum of Richmond for inviting Sprite's HERO to celebrate Read Across America month with them! Young visitors to CMoR shared dozen of stories with our Paws to READ teams and even invited them to a birthday party!

We deliver programs for children that provide them the opportunity to create relationships with dogs, allowing them to experience increased self-esteem, confidence and empathy, while lowering stress and anxiety

Sprite's HERO manages the Paws to READ program in Richmond and surrounding counties. READ MORE...


SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH - 10a-2p RAL's Woofstock,  Meet Sprite's HERO and Paws to READ volunteers in Westchester Commons in Midlothian at this annual family friendly dog festival!


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Learn more about the dedication to education and research our volunteers and students experience...


Learn how you can make a difference by donating to help increase children's confidence through the power of the human animal bond!


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Interested in volunteering?

Find out how you and your dog can become a Sprite's Hero Paws to R.E.A.D.  volunteer!