Penelope Smith is a well-known pioneer in the field of interspecies communication, author of the popular books Animal Talk, When Animals Speak, Animals in Spirit and founding editor of the quarterly magazine Species Link. Her visionary work has been featured around the world.

Communicating with animals telepathically throughout her life, Penelope Smith discovered that animals could be relieved of emotional trauma and other problems through the same counseling techniques that help humans.

Her renowned success results from her educational background; years of training and experience in human counseling; research into animal nutrition, anatomy, behavior, and care; plus the firsthand education from the thousands of animals she has contacted. Smith's visionary work has been featured in newspaper and magazine articles, numerous books, and on radio and television. She is the world's leading teacher of basic and advanced interspecies telepathic communication, and has helped launch the careers of numerous professional animal communicators.

Penelope lives in New River, Arizona.