What were the chances a shy, skinny, mopey puppy would ever get adopted? Was she cute, popular, talented, smart or good at sports? No, no, no, no and no. What could she do to get a kind human to... More > notice her? Should she pretend to be something other than what she was? Annie found that she had an inner strength that she did not know she had. People are drawn to creatures, and humans, with such an inner strength. You too can learn what Annie learned about herself!< Less
About the Author
Joyce Marie Kereta Konieczny always had an affinity for working with animals. She went to the University of Chicago shortly after high school. In 1978, Ms. Kereta received her... More > certification as a Veterinary Laboratory Technician in Nashville, Tennessee. During the years that followed, Joyce worked with me as a laboratory technician and a surgical assistant. Throughout the years, I have treated all her animals, including Annie and Buster. Most recently, Joyce has furthered her education by pursuing training with Annie and Buster to be comfort friends to hospitalized patients and troubled school children. She now resides in Memphis, Tennessee with her family.
Gerald Blackburn, D.V.M.
Gentle Care Animal Hospital, L.L.C.
Memphis, Tennessee< Less