I tell dog stories.
For as long as I can remember I have been reading and telling dog stories. I grew up believing that a girl and her dog could save the world. After working over 30 years in health care, I discovered I was right .
Now I write about dogs,the human-animal connection, and animal assisted therapy. My experience as a retired professional in Health Care Quality and Humane Education Specialist informs my writing. My work has appeared in books, journals, magazines,blogs and print media.
A member of the Dog Writers Association of America, I am proud to be a past winner of the DWAA Maxwell Award for Best Blog . My new book DOGS IN HEALTH CARE is about the pioneer dogs of health care and moments in history when the human- animal bond propelled health care forward.
Now Available at McFarlandbooks , at Amazon in paperback and Kindle
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About Jill Lenk Schilp
I am a non fiction writer. I write at the intersection of dogs and human health. My canine partner Junior is a Golden Retriever who is a retired therapy dog and full-time muse. We are proud to say we live in the great state of Texas. Junior and I are Cub fans and enjoy supporting Golden Retriever Rescue, reading dog stories, and peanut butter- but not necessarily in that order.
Thank you for stopping by my site. After a period of challenges during the pandemic, I have come to a new appreciation of the comfort and support provided to us by our dogs. I hope you have a dog by your side as you read my blog and books, or at least a dog in your heart.
We will be working on our new book and more blog pieces in 2022 and sharing our journey. In the meantime, lets connect and keep our paws up.
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Peace, Love and Paws Up,
Jill and Junior