Walking with Peety: An Evening with Eric O’Grey
This event is part of the Crossing Boundaries series.
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Join us for a thoughtful, inspiring conversation with Eric O'Grey, author of Walking with Peety: The Dog who Saved My Life, written with Mark Dagostino.
Walking with Peety is a heartwarming story of how transformation can come from surprising places—a visit to an animal shelter and finding a special dog ended up saving Eric O'Grey's life. O'Grey was 150 pounds overweight, depressed and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of Type 2 diabetes, he went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when O'Grey met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged and forgotten dog who, like O'Grey, had seen better days. The two adopted each other and began an incredible journey, forming a bond of unconditional love that forever changed their lives.
Over the course of their first year together, O'Grey lost 150 pounds and Peety lost 25. As a result, O'Grey reversed his diabetes, got off all medication and became happy and healthy for the first time in his life. He started dating for the first time in fifteen years—and eventually reconnected with the long-lost love of his life. And Peety? His love would lead the way on the doggie adventure of a lifetime.
Walking with Peety is for anyone who is ready to make a change in his or her life, and for everyone who knows the joy, love and hope that a dog can inspire. This is more than a tale of mutual rescue. This is an epic story of friendship and strength.
Eric O'Grey is an inspirational speaker with a Bachelor of Science in finance from San Jose State University and a Juris Doctor from Emory University. Eric enjoys long-distance running with his dog Jake, gourmet plant-based cooking, and spending time with his wife, Jaye. He is passionate about animal kindness, plant-based nutrition and helping others reverse obesity and achieve their optimal weight and happiness.
More information about Eric and his initiatives is available on his website EricandPeety.com.
Buy your ticket/book bundle in advance and save! Ticket/book bundles will close on Friday, November 3. Books will also be available for sale at the event for $26 plus tax. Book sales provided by Books Inc. Palo Alto.