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Joel Rockey, executive director of One Last Treat

Joel Rockey—executive director of One Last Treat, a nonprofit founded by a group of veterans whose mission (carried out by veterans who volunteer) is “to provide comfort, compassion, and one last treat to severely at-risk and soon-to-be-passing animals”—discusses his own history, including growing up with various animals, but at that point, being indifferent to them. Read more…

Michael Paterniti, author of “Hero Dogs: A Soldier’s Best Friend”

Michael Paterniti—the New York Times bestselling author of “The Telling Room” and journalist who’s written for such publications as Harpers, Esquire and GQ (where he works as a correspondent)—discusses “Hero Dogs: A Soldier’s Best Friend,” the cover story he wrote for the June issue of National Geographic. Read more…