I am a Medical Animal Writer. I wrote numerous magazine articles about dogs and cats in the past, mostly medical.
I was the editor of Catnip Magazine (from Tufts Univ. School of Veterinary Medicine).
I am the author of "Help Your Dog Fight Cancer," and of "So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose."
I co-authored "Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology."
I am the founder and administrator of the Magic Bullet Fund,which helps people who have a dog with cancer but can't afford treatment costs.
In the past I have been a psychotherapist (masters in counseling), a computer software developer, a producer of educational filmstrips/videos and a veterinary surgical assistant.
I live in Briarcliff NY with partner Mike and canine partner Stone.
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Interview on Pet Talk TV in Connecticut
So Easy to Love, So Hard to Lose: A Bridge to Healing Before and After the Loss of a Pet
More than half of all households in the U.S. own a pet. Despite the best medical attention, home care and unconditional love, pet owners almost always encounter loss and grief. This book offers guidance and support to owners preparing for a loss, making end of life plans and decisions. Also, presents a new understanding of grief, specifically pet loss grief.
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer: What Every Caretaker Should Know About Canine Cancer
Fifty percent of the 65 million dogs in the U.S. will have cancer, yet most caretakers know little or nothing about caring for a dog with cancer.
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer educates owners about causes, prevention and early detection. It covers diagnostics, treatment options, traditional and holistic therapies and home care options including diet, side effect remedies and supplements.
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