Nearly 350 pounds of fluff delighted North Albany Middle School on March 10.
Chewbacca and Merlin, who are Leonbergers, and Bruno Mars, a Bernese Mountain dog, even donned Dr. Seuss hats for Read Across America Month.
Cathleen Montimurro’s sixth-graders learned about the breeds but also about the important work that therapy dogs do in schools, hospitals, airports and even private homes.
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