Reading to dogs. By Jill Roberts • Jan 16, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Volunteer John Camacho reads to Harley. A program called "Read and Relax" helps dogs relax at the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County. You can find out more or become a volunteer here. Listen Listening... / Reading to dogs helps them relax and possibly get adopted from a local shelter. .