pet lifestyle experts
Steve Dale, a certified dog and cat behavior consultant, reaches more pet owners than any other pet journalist in America. Steve writes a twiceweekly syndicated newspaper column (Tribune Media Services), he’s a contributing editor at USA Weekend, and host of two nationally syndicated radio shows, Steve Dale’s Pet World and The Pet Minute. He’s also a columnist for Cat Fancy and a regular on WGN Radio in Chicago. He is also host of a podcast at www.wgnradio.com. He’s a Chicago Tribune blogger at www.chicagonow.com/stevedale. On TV, Steve has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, National Geographic Explorer; Pets Part of the Family, PBS, various Animal Planet Shows, and many others. In print, he’s been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Redbook, veterinary publications, and dozens more. Steve has also written introductions or contributed chapters to many books, including Bonding With Your Dog and Dog Spelled Backwards. He’s the author of American Zoos and DogGone Chicago. Steve serves on the Boards of Directors of the CATalyst Council, the Winn Feline Foundation, the Tree House Humane Society in Chicago, and the American Humane Association. Visit: www.stevedalepetworld.com for more info.
photo courtesy of STEVE DALE
photo courtesy of Charlotte Reed
Charlotte Reed, a popular pet care and lifestyle expert, is also a notable entrepreneur. In 1995, she abandoned life on Wall Street as a corporate lawyer to open Two Dogs & A Goat Incorporated, a premiere, full-service pet care provider in New York City. Reed is the founder of The Business of Pet Writing Conference, and recently has created www.PetCentricAuthors.com, the first Internet site dedicated to promoting authors and their pet books. She is the author of The Miss Fido Manners Complete Book of Dog Etiquette (Adams Media, 2007). Charlotte writes the column Pet Solutions for the magazine First for Women, and she is The Pet Socialite blogger for NBC’s Petside.com. In 2011, she will release her new magazine, Canine Culture, Arts and Style. In addition to her writing career, Reed also works as a pet industry consultant. Although many manufacturers have hired her as a spokesperson, she also works with advertising, marketing, and social media firms as a pet trend expert, providing a unique understanding of what drives pet consumer behavior. Charlotte is the owner of four dogs, two cats, and one parrot. To learn more about Charlotte and her other projects, visit www.charlottereed.com.
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