About Jennifer

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Jennifer Skiff is an award-winning journalist, author, and animal advocate. Her best-selling inspirational books, The Divinity of Dogs and God Stories, are published in seven languages. Her next book, Rescuing Ladybugs will be released in September, 2018.

For more than a decade Jennifer traveled the world working as an investigative environmental correspondent for CNN. Her independently-produced programs about animals have aired on The Discovery Channel and other networks globally. Among other honors, she’s received the prized Environmental Media Award.

Passionate about animals and their welfare, Jennifer works with charities throughout the world to bring relief to abused, exploited, and abandoned animals. She led the successful campaign to build the first bear sanctuary in the country of Laos and initiated and supervised the release of twelve chained monkeys back into their natural habitat in Indonesia. Jennifer is a Trustee of the Dogs’ Refuge Home in Australia and the SPCAHC in the United States.  She also serves as an ambassador, advisor, and spokesperson to other animal charities including Animal Aid USA and The Humane Society of the United States. Her work includes facilitating discussions with lawmakers and writing legislation for the humane treatment of animals. In 2015, she was featured in the book, One Hundred and One Reasons to Get Out of Bed: Small World Steps. Big Planet Heroes along with Dame Jane Goodall and Sir Richard Branson.  

With her favorite Aussie and beloved rescue dogs, Jennifer spends her life in perpetual summer between Maine and Australia.