|Rita Reynolds lives in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, where she tends to, and is lovingly taught by her family of 12 elderly dogs, 13 cats, 3 donkeys, 2 goats, one cow, 3 ducks, and 11 chickens. Rita is author of
Blessing The Bridge, What Animals Have To Teach Us About Death, Dying, and Beyond. For a review see Blessing the Bridge above.
She is co-editor, publisher of laJoie, a quarterly publication dedicated to promoting appreciation for all beings through education, adoption/sponsorship and inter-support programs. For the past 22 years her primary work has focused on caring for elder animals, and hospice care/ conscious dying work with animals.