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Every time you make a purchase in this manner, AdoptAShelter.com makes a donation
(in the amount of the donation % shown for that retailer) to the shelter you selected.
Spent 10 years as a certified paralegal before entering the pet industry in 1994 as product manager for Kent® Sporting Goods. In 1997, she joined Creative Marketing Resources where she led the marketing efforts for Rocket USA®, manufacturer of Bozo® The Clown, Futurama®, GORT®and The Simpsons® licensed and vintage toys for seven years. In 2001, Angela earned an MBA, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities at Adopt-A-Shelter® and Creative Marketing Resources, she identifies and writes about how animal-loving consumers can help shelter pets everyday in easy, fast and free ways.
Rescued her first cat in 1986 when a family moved away and abandoned their pregnant kitty in the snow. That experience opened her eyes to the vast problem of unwanted pets. Since that day Dusty and her husband have rescued and re-homed over 1,500 cats and kittens, 500 of them bottle babies. A journalist by trade, she turned her focus from local events to pet journalism in the hope that her writing would help people become more knowledgeable, responsible pet owners.
Named the 2014 FRISKIES® Writer of the Year, Dusty is an associate certified member of International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants, award-winning author of numerous cat care books and thousands of pet care articles, and a science fiction/fantasy/horror novelist (her first love).
Entered the North American pet industry in 1989 by introducing roasted pig ears, bully sticks, chicken jerky and many other all-natural pet treats under the Muttley’s® and Nat’ Chews® brands. Chris has been instrumental in developing, sourcing, launching and managing national brands including Barnsdale Farms®, Bullwrinkles®, Canine Prime®, DogAde®, Hartz®, Peidi®, SmartyKat®, Snoopy Pet® and Sticky Paws®. An expert in private-label, he is deeply involved with U.S. and Canadian store brands.
Named one of the inaugural Pet Age ICON Award recipients in 2015, Chris is founder and CEO of Creative Marketing Resources, an omni-channel consultancy specializing in all things PET! He also hosts the Adopt-A-Shelter® “Adopt-A-Senior & Special-Needs Animal” segment on the SMART ANIMAL TALK radio show with Deb Wolfe.
Jacqueline Munera is a Certified Cat Behavior Consultant and cat aficionado who is especially interested in promoting positive attitudes about cats, hence the name of her business, Positive Cattitudes. She presents nationally and internationally on a variety of cat training and behavior topics and has published multiple award winning cat and dog related articles. She particularly enjoys helping cats in shelter organizations and has helped multiple shelters design and implement cat behavior and training programs. Her own adopted rescue cat, Jazzmanda, was the first feline Delta Society Pet Partner registered in the Tampa Bay area.
Jacqueline also has a scary ability to ponder all the things that could go wrong, which is a purrfect fit for an Adopt-A-Shelter® product reviewer. Check out some of her resources and videos at www.PositiveCattitudes.com.
After serving in the United States Air Force, Ken entered the civilian workforce at Concote® Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of foam, fiberglass, plastic and adhesive products, where he is now Vice President of Engineering and Logistics. Concote® makes and distributes a number of items for leading pet industry brands.
Having rescued four Labs from local shelters, and being deeply involved in the pet industry, Ken became one of the first Ambassadors for Adopt-A-Shelter®. His role now includes event marketing and shelter outreach.
A lifelong animal lover, Leslie has been an integral part of Adopt-A-Shelter® from the start. She is Professor of Management, Texas A&M University – Commerce with extensive research and consulting expertise in strategic analysis, entrepreneurial marketing, new venture creation, commercialization, creativity, quality and regulatory management. She has thirty years’ experience in consulting activities for organizations ranging in scope from start-up to Fortune 500.
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