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Louise Heydt

Louise Heydt lives in the Ojai Valley in California.  With a Master’s Degree in Eastern Classics from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico, she brings her academic knowledge of Buddhism, Hinduism, and the literary classics of China, India, and Japan into her writing.  An artist and poet, she has traveled extensively in Asia.
There would be no book without Laura Stinchfield The Pet Psychic, who can be found here:
Also appearing in Going to the Dogs are Dr. Alice Villalobos the oncology vet ( and Dr. Kathleen Ayl, a pet loss recovery specialist (
Although The Heart & Soul Animal Sanctuary ( does not feature in the book, their work rescuing abused and abandoned animals and placing them in loving homes is hugely important and relevent. 
Louise with Tara (left) and Rasa (right).
Photograph by RuthAnne Anderson
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