LAURIE BOGART WILES is the author of Cold Noses & Warm Hearts, The Giant Book of Dog Names, The Orvis Book of Sporting Dog First Aid, and her bestselling novel, The Hardscrabble Chronicles, about
life and dogs in a small New England village, in addition to writing hundreds of articles for sporting dog magazines.
Laurie has been a consultant for the American Kennel Club, Bayer Animal Health Care, Iams Eukanuba, and Canine Companions for Independence, among others. As executive editor of ELYSIAN, she recently was awarded the Eddie Award for Range of Work by a Single Author among national, city, and regional publications.
She has been owned and loved by five Labrador retrievers, four springer spaniels, one Irish and eight English setters, a beagle, and a Cavalier King Charles spaniel.