Jan Allegretti has been a holistic animal health care consultant and teacher since 1989. She is the author of numerous articles on animal welfare and healing and leads workshops on lifestyle, nutrition, homeopathy, and herbal therapy set in the context of respect and compassion for all living creatures Katy Sommers, D.V.M., graduated from U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 1981. She is also a certified acupuncturist. Her small animal hospital in Mendocino County, California, combines alternative therapies and conventional medicine with an emphasis on preventive careAllegretti, Jan is the author of 'Complete Holistic Dog Book Home Health Care for Our Canine Companions' with ISBN 9781587611445 and ISBN 1587611449.