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From Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Dog Did That!

Meet Our Authors

Jack Canfield is the co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, which Time magazine has called “the publishing phenomenon of the decade.” Jack is also the co-author of many other bestselling books.

Jack is the CEO of the Canfield Training Group in Santa Barbara, California, and founder of the Foundation for Self-Esteem in Culver City, California. He has conducted intensive personal and professional development seminars on the principles of success for more than a million people in twenty-three countries, has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at more than 1,000 corporations, universities, professional conferences and conventions, and has been seen by millions more on national television shows.

Jack has received many awards and honors, including three honorary doctorates and a Guinness World Records Certificate for having seven books from the Chicken Soup for the Soul series appearing on the New York Times bestseller list on May 24, 1998.

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Mark Victor Hansen is the co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul, along with Jack Canfield. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, best-selling author, and marketing maven. Mark’s powerful messages of possibility, opportunity, and action have created powerful change in thousands of organizations and millions of individuals worldwide.

Mark is a prolific writer with many bestselling books in addition to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Mark has had a profound influence in the field of human potential through his library of audios, videos, and articles in the areas of big thinking, sales achievement, wealth building, publishing success, and personal and professional development. He is also the founder of the MEGA Seminar Series.

Mark has received numerous awards that honor his entrepreneurial spirit, philanthropic heart, and business acumen. He is a lifetime member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.

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Jennifer Quasha is an award-winning writer and editor. She is a published author of more than forty books, including three dog books: Don’t Pet a Pooch. . . While He’s Pooping: Etiquette for Dogs and their People, The Dog Lover’s Book of Crafts: 50 Home Decorations that Celebrate Man’s Best Friend, and Sew Dog: Easy-Sew Dogwear and Custom Gear for Home and Travel.

She graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Communication and has been writing ever since. Jennifer has been a contributing editor at Dog Fancy and Dogs for Kids magazines, and has written monthly columns on rescue dogs, etiquette, and travel. Jennifer has also been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul books and is thrilled to be a co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can’t Believe My Cat Did That! and Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can’t Believe My Dog Did That! She also was a co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog’s Life and Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat’s Life.

In her free time Jennifer loves to read, travel and eat anything anyone else prepares for her. She lives with her husband, kids, and two dogs, Sugar and Scout. You can reach her by visiting her website at

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