Terry Albert has been working with dogs for more than 25 years as a pet sitter, trainer, and foster parent. Her writing credits include several books, including Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month (coauthored with Debra Eldredge, DVM), as well as articles for numerous websites and newsletters. She has served on the boards of directors for Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue and the Humane Society of Seattle/King County. Many of her boarding clients are Golden Retrievers she has cared for from puppyhood through adulthood and into their senior years. Debra Eldredge, DVM, graduated from Cornell University, where she was the first recipient of the Gentle Doctor Award, a prize given by the clinical faculty for the best patient care. She is a past president of the Dog Writers Association of America and an award-winning author of more than 20 books on pets, including Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month, cowritten with Terry Albert.