Margarat has over 25 years of professional experience with dogs and has combined this knowledge with continuing studies in holistic health and energetic healing. She has also completed a course in Raw Dog Food Nutrition. Margarat has her own wellness care business for dogs, The Art of Dog, offering acupressure, energetic body balancing, flower essences, herbs, and natural nutrition advice. She is a member of the American Herbalists Guild, among other professional organizations, and has a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCSD. She escapes annually to a family cabin in the woods of New Hampshire to enjoy the local lake with her dog Vida.