In conversation with Tina Bennett
10:00 – 10:50 at Morristown & Morris Township Library
About the author
Dr. Renée Alsarraf, the author of Sit, Stay, Heal: What Dogs Can Teach Us About Living Well, received her veterinary degree from Michigan State University (MSU), where she established its Pet Loss Support Group. She completed an oncology residency at NYC’s Animal Medical Center and has performed clinical trials, co-authored journal articles, and created four oncology and three radiation practices. Currently a consultant, Dr. Alsarraf also serves on MSU’s Veterinary School Admissions committee, mentors students, is on the Cooperman’s Scholars Committee for underprivileged students, and participates in the University of Rochester Parents’ Outreach Committee. In her free time, she enjoys antiquing, cooking, gardening, and listening to her son play piano.
MFOB featured book: Sit, Stay, Heal: What Dogs Can Teach Us About Living Well
Sit, Stay, Heal: What Dogs Can Teach Us About Living Well is an unforgettable, often funny, heartwarming testament to the extraordinary healing nature of dogs and the resilience of the human spirit. It features remarkable dogs, their incredible families, Dr. Alsarraf’s loving care of them (and they of her), and life lessons learned by all. Perfect dogs and their imperfect people. She demonstrates why canines are fantastic guides to help humans navigate struggles, generously showing us what’s available within ourselves, the power of unconditional love, and the courage to be fully human. This moving book will stay with you long after the last page.