Carlyn Montes De Oca, MTOM, is the multi award-winning author of Dog as My Doctor, Cat as My Nurse. A former film editor on movies such as Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Three Men and a Little Lady, Carlyn holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Today, Carlyn is an animal-human health expert, popular blogger, and passionate animal advocate. She is the founder of The Animal-Human Health Connection where she focuses on educating others about the powerful ways human health, happiness,
and longevity are improved through our connection to our animal companions. Montes De Oca has appeared on CBS, ABC, The San Francisco Chronicle, and other media and she gave a dynamic TEDx talk—The Life-Changing Power of the Animal-Human Health Connection. A longtime resident of Northern California, Carlyn now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with her husband, Ken Fischer, an award-winning sound editor, and her beloved rescue dog, Grace. Discovering she was adopted turned Carlyn’s world upside down. Adopting
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