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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.
Angela spent ten years as a certified paralegal before entering the pet industry in 1994 as a product manager for Kent® Sporting Goods and their Black Sheep® and SNOOPY® pet brands. She joined Creative Marketing Resources in 1997, leading the marketing efforts for Rocket USA®, a manufacturer of vintage and licensed toys including BOZO® The Clown, Futurama®, GORT® and The Simpsons®.
After earning her MBA in 2001, Angela has been instrumental in the design, development and marketing efforts of a number of industry-leading pet products and fundraising tools like Sticky Paws® and Adopt-A-Shelter®.
Dusty 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 then, 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 companion animal journalism in the hope that her writing would help people become more knowledgeable, responsible pet parents.
Dusty is a three-time winner of the FRISKIES® Writer Of The Year Award, author of ‘Cat Wrangling Made Easy’, ‘Kittens For Dummies’, ‘Cat Scene Investigator’ and hundreds of articles and columns. She is also an associate certified member of International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
Chris entered the North American pet industry in 1989 introducing roasted pig ears, bully sticks, chicken jerky and many other all-natural pet treats under the MUTTLEY’S® and Nat’Chews® brands. Since then, he has been an instrumental part in leading pet brands like Bullwrinkles®, Hartz®, Peidi® and Sticky Paws®. An expert in private-label, Chris is deeply involved with U.S. and Canadian store brands.
Named one of the inaugural ‘Pet Age ICON Award’ recipients in 2015, Chris is the founder and CEO of Creative Marketing Resources, a consultancy specializing in ‘All-Things-Pet’, including Adopt-A-Shelter® cause marketing and Hogs 4 Paws® event marketing.
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 of foam, fiberglass, plastic and adhesive products. He is now Vice President of Engineering and Logistics and Concote® Corporation makes a number of components and finished products for leading pet industry brands.
Having rescued four Labs from local shelters, and being involved in the pet industry, Ken became one of the first Ambassadors for Adopt-A-Shelter®. He is responsible for Hogs 4 Paws® site selection, ride routes and event production.
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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