Why is it that cats and dogs are able to relax with ease, but humans struggle with high levels of stress? Why do animals offer uncomplicated love and companionship, while our relationships are often fraught with misunderstandings? Dr Michael Archinal, one of Australia's most respected vets, believes that humans have a lot to learn from their animal friends. He argues that sharing our lives with animals gives us the opportunity to understand how to use our intuition and ancient animal instinct to increase our happiness and health, and improve our relationships. Drawing on scientific research from around the world and heart-warming stories from his own practice, Dr Archinal shows us how animals have perfected the art of eating, exercising and sleeping according to their needs; using stress in a positive way; and, most importantly, strengthening the bonds that create a sense of security and well-being. Warm and insightful, Animal Wisdom is a passionate argument for pet ownership, and an invitation to discover what our animals can teach us about becoming better humans.