Shannon Kopp is an eating disorder survivor, animal welfare advocate, and the best-selling author of Pound for Pound: A Story of One Woman’s Recovery and the Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life (2015). She is also the founder of SoulPaws Recovery Project, offering free animal therapy to those suffering from eating disorders. Shannon has worked and volunteered at various animal shelters throughout San Diego and Los Angeles, where shelter dogs helped her to discover a healthier, more joyful way of living. Her mission is to help every shelter dog find a loving home, and to raise awareness about eating disorders. Shannon is a highly sought-after speaker, and her story has been featured on CNN, The Huffington Post, Dogster, Barkpost, Women’s Health, Good Housekeeping, Fox News, Salon and more.