Wendy Van de Poll is a twelve time and counting bestselling author, pet industry influencer, and animal advocate. She writes in both fiction (a.k.a. Melanie Snow) and nonfiction. She is passionate about the Enneagram of Essence approach and is a certified practitioner and educator.
She is a pioneer and influencer in the fields of pet loss grief, animal communication, and the human-animal bond.
She is the the founder of CenterForPetLossGrief.com a premier website for those who are experiencing pet loss.
With a Master of Science in wolf ecology, Wendy has run with wolves in Minnesota, been hissed at by a bobcat, and followed by a barred owl for over a mile with her dog Addie. She lives in New England with her husband, a ton of wildlife, and her doggo Ms. Addie Pants. Check out Ms. Addie Pants’ children picture book series.
She has appeared on many podcast, summits, and local television.