Linda Bender, DVM

Co-founder, From the Heart; Veterinarian; Author

Linda Bender, DVM spent 14 years living in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, devoted to her veterinary work which included the rescue, rehabilitation, and protection of wildlife. Her interest in spirituality and healing led her to found the Mind the Gap Wellness Center, as well as, one of the first pet-therapy program in Cincinnati. She is a co-founder of the nonprofit organization From the Heart. As an educator and author, Dr. Bender is dedicated to advocating for animals around the globe. She is author of the newly released book Animal Wisdom: Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals which is endorsed by Dr. Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Dr. Larry Dossey, Rupert Sheldrake and more.

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