pet lifestyle experts
Susan Hartzler is a consumer dog product expert, award winning writer, and the President of Alpha Dog Public Relations. Susan keeps up to date on all the latest trends for dogs. She and her current pack, Baldwin and Bliss, have launched their own iPhone publication, DIY Doggie, a guide to unique things you can do with your dogs to keep them in optimal health on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level. Through Alpha Dog PR, Susan offers tradition media placement and social media networking for her clients in the pet industry. She is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America and has received the “Angel on a Leash” award earlier this year for a story she wrote for Animal Wellness. Her short story, “Growing Up Dog Weird” is included in the New World Library book Dogs and the Women Who Love Them. Another short story she wrote will be included in the upcoming Simon & Shuster book The Divinity of Dogs. She and her dogs are certified through Therapy Dogs International to visit children in the hospital. Baldwin is a Puli, and Bliss is an Australian Shepherd. They live happily with their feline sister Cyd Cat the Contessa de Calico. Visit www.alphadogpr.com for more info.
photo courtesy of SUSAN HARTZLER
Jenn Fadal has now become the leading pet wellness & lifestyle expert across the country. Her writings are featured in national publications where she is a frequent contributor to BellaDOG magazine, Pet Product News International, as well as other area and industry-wide publications. Jenn is the pet correspondent for Daytime, a nationally syndicated lifestyle show that is part of the Southern Living family, and the pet correspondent for Better TV, a syndicated lifestyle show which is part of the Meredith network. She is also a frequent guest on Martha Stewart Living Radio. In addition, Jennifer is Founder of Wag the Dog, Inc., a Natural Pet Health and Lifestyle store in Tampa, FL. Through this company she has worked directly with clients to provide their family canine or feline with the very best in health, wellness, lifestyle, and training. Additionally, she has become an advocate for numerous animal rescue organizations and shelters, serving their Advisory boards and as a pet community representative. Visit www.jennfadal.com for more info.
photo courtesy of JENN FADAL
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MAGAZINE - FALL 2011