Our mission is to bring comfort to children, to enhance the experience of learning, and to enrich the lives of our canine and human volunteers.

Awards & Honors

JUNE 1, 2016
Bucks County Commissioners
The Commissioners proclaimed June 1, 2016 as “ROXY’S COMFORT DOGS DAY”  Click here to find out more.

JUNE 2015
Community Recognition Award
Village Improvement Association
Click here to find out more.

MAY 2015
Certificate of Recognition
Central Bucks School District
“For enhancing and supporting a positive, caring learning environment in Central Bucks Elementary Schools.” Click here to find out more.

Partnership in Youth Services
Foundations Community Partnerships
“For making a difference in the lives of local children and in celebration of improving the lives of others and commitment to creating a positive change in the world.” Award included a $3000 grant. Click here to find out more.

Top Dog Award
Doylestown Township Parks & Recreation Department
“For recognizing the spirit of service in human and canine volunteers!”

JUNE 2011
Great Grizzly Award
Groveland Elementary School
“For your dedication to our students and our reading and support programs. Thank you for the amazing impact Roxy Reading volunteers have made on our children!”

MAY 2011
Doyle Day Bucket Volunteer Award
Doyle Elementary School
“For filling our school and our students’ buckets with kindness and happiness!”

MAY 2010
Doyle Dedicated Trailblazer Award
Bridge Valley Elementary School
“For collaborating with our school and giving our students such joy. You are a true asset to our Bridge Valley community.”

MAY 2010
Four Way Test Award
Doylestown Rotary Club
“For service above self; demonstrating excellence in the four way test of the things we think, say and do.”

Award of Commendation
PA Federation of Dog Clubs, Inc.

JUNE 2006
Good Listener Award
Gayman Elementary School Learning Support Team

RTD has been featured in the following
media and publications:

Channel 6 Action News
Fox News
The Philadelphia Inquirer

American Kennel Club Gazette
Bucks County Courier Times
The New Hope Gazette
The Intelligencer
Dtown Magazine
Bucks County Woman Magazine
The Bucks County Herald
Philly Buzz in Bucks

Diane Smith and Roxy
Diane Smith and Roxy
Linda McCrillis, Chairperson of the RRTD Board of Directors (left) receives the Top Dog Award