Nick Trout graduated from veterinary school at the University of Cambridge in 1989. He is a Diplomate of the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons and is a staff surgeon at the prestigious Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Tell Me Where It Hurts,Love is the Best Medicine, Ever By My Side, and The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs;and has been a contributing columnist for The Bark and Prevention magazines. Nick considers himself a runner (though his marathon days are behind him), an avid reader, and a passionate advocate for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He frequently blogs on his website www.drnicktrout.com. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Kathy, and their adopted Labradoodle, Thai.