Dr. Louis Kwantes has been practicing veterinary medicine for more than 20 years since graduating from Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario in 1987. He has a Masters of Science in Tropical Veterinary Medicine from the University of Edinburgh, in 1989. He has worked in Haiti, Uzbekistan, Sultanate of Oman and Jordan although the last thirteen years he has mostly been practicing small and exotic companion animal medicine at Park Veterinary Centre in Sherwood Park, Alberta. He has published many newspaper articles. For four years he was veterinary expert on Canadian Learning Television 'Help TV' and for two, co-host of a weekly radio talk show called 'PET TALK'. He was (with his co-hosts) awarded the 2006 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association - Hill’s Public Relations Award. Growing up as a child of missionaries in Japan, he has always been interested in God and spiritual growth. The older he gets the more he finds he can learn from children and animals. He lives together with his wonderful and patient wife, three children-guides and five pet-guides in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada.