About the Author
Barbara Travis Osgood is a native New Yorker who earned her Ph.D. in Human Ecology at Cornell University. She retired as a Senior Executive with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2002. For more than twenty years, her passion has been fostering and rescuing old Labrador Retrievers. At age 84, after a career of writing academic articles and policy statements, she decided to write a book. Dr. Osgood lives in Fairfax, Virginia, with her current old Labs, Molly and Benji.