Be a part of the Prescription, the Rx: Pets prescription. Join in on the reading fun! Rx: Pets has expanded their community efforts to include the highly successful R.E.A.D.® Program (Reading Education Assistance Dogs), designed by Intermountain Therapy Animals in Salt Lake City, Utah. The R.E.A.D.® program helps improve the literacy skills of children and especially assists with self-esteem issues or learning challenges. Reading to a dog is non-judgmental and so much fun!