About the Author
Jan Allegretti, D.Vet.Hom., holds a Diploma in Veterinary Homeopathy, and has been a consultant in holistic animal health care since 1989. She teaches caregivers and practitioners innovative techniques for supporting animal health as well as deepening our understanding of other species and the human-animal bond. Since the mid-1980s Jan has written and worked toward a better relationship between humans and other species. In 2007 she co-founded the Mendocino County, California, animal advocacy organization CARE: Compassion for Animals, Respect for the Earth, and in 2009 was nominated for the American Red Cross (Sonoma and Mendocino Counties) Real Heroes Award in the Animal Category. Jan combines her work as an animal health care consultant and animal advocate in her classes and workshops. She lives in the hills of northern California, where she shares her mountaintop home with the resident deer, ravens, coyotes, rattlesnakes, bears, and countless other wise and wild ones.