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Pre-order by April 8 to unlock a donation to life-saving organizations & get two free gifts!

  • 10% of the purchase price of the book will be donated to local shelters and rescue programs across the country.
  • Exclusive access to the next 4 Mutual Rescue films before they’re released.
  • Free downloadable guide – 99 Ways to Bond With Your Pet.
All earnings from the sale of this book benefit Mutual Rescue, a national initiative of Humane Society Silicon Valley, a non-profit corporation. During the pre-order period, an additional 10% of the purchase price of the book will be directed to local shelters and rescue programs as recommended by story subjects in the book.

“I love Mutual Rescue’s films, so when I heard about this new book, I raced to read it. The stories about rescued pets rescuing people were like rays of bright sunshine on a stormy afternoon. Truly an awe-inspiring book.”

Marci Shimoff, #1 NY Times bestselling author of

Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul

Carol Novello

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Carol Novello

Author

Carol Novello began rescuing animals at age 5 and hasn't stopped. With a Harvard MBA, she was a senior software executive and spent many years working in high tech, most recently at Intuit, Inc. Today, she is president of Humane Society Silicon Valley, where she launched Mutual Rescue™, a digital global campaign of short films designed to showcase the therapeutic benefits of animal companionship and encourage adoptions. Through her work at Humane Society Silicon Valley, she has been awarded the prestigious Maddie Hero Award for innovation and leadership in the animal welfare sector and has been recognized as an honoree at the Fifty Years of Women at Harvard Business School celebration. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area where she enjoys spending time with her own rescue companions: German shepherd, Tess and tuxedo cats, Bode and Herbie.

Ginny Graves

Collaborator

Ginny Graves specializes in bringing wellness, mental health, fitness and medical reporting to life for general audiences. An award-winning journalist, she has spent her 30-year career crafting narratives about people and the issues that fascinate, worry, beset and inspire them. She has collaborated on numerous books and is best known for her massive trove of in-depth magazine features, which have been touted on the covers of O, The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Glamour, Runner’s World, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, Outside and National Geographic Adventure. When she’s not meeting deadlines, she’s usually on the trails with her three dogs near her home in Fairfax, California.

Pre-order by April 8 to unlock a donation to life-saving organizations & get two free gifts!

  • 10% of the purchase price of the book will be donated to local shelters and rescue programs across the country
  • Exclusive access to the next 4 Mutual Rescue films before they’re released
  • Free downloadable guide – 99 Ways to Bond With Your Pet
All earnings from the sale of this book benefit Mutual Rescue, a national initiative of Humane Society Silicon Valley, a non-profit corporation. During the pre-order period, an additional 10% of the purchase price of the book will be directed to local shelters and rescue programs as recommended by story subjects in the book.

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