Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Earth Heart founder featured in new pet industry catalog featuring top women pet professionals.

Vicki Rae Thorne, founder of Earth Heart can be seen in the just-released “Top Women in the Pet Industry Spring into Action Biz Book.” It’s an 85-page digital magazine-style resource guide to international services, events, products, gifts and facilities for pets, pet lovers and pet owners.  

To view the “Spring Biz Book,” or download it for free, click here.

These women serve the pet parents who spent more than $53 billion dollars on their pets last year, according to the American Pet Products Association's National Pet Owners Survey.

Businesses represented throughout the Women in the Pet Industry Network's (WIPIN) "Spring Biz Book" are women-owned and operated. They range from pet product manufacturers and artists to groomers and veterinarians.

Sixty seven women are included with 26 profiled and talking about their business, their career and their pets: Many share heartwarming "the pet made me do it" tales. About this bi-annual directory WIPIN President Shawna Schuh says, "In addition to serving as a valuable directory for pet parents, WIPIN's Spring Biz Book allows us to showcase the talent of our members, further positioning us as one of the industry's leading professional organizations."

Vicki Rae Thorne operates Earth Heart Inc. in Dundee, Illinois. Details about her business can be found on pages 36 and 37 of the Biz Book. "We are thrilled to be featured in the WIPIN Spring Biz Book!" Thorne shared. "Our customers have been instrumental in helping us attain this honor. We want to thank them and help them get ready for summer storms, travel and the July 4th holiday by offering a 10% discount through June 1, 2013 when they enter the code WIPINSPRING at checkout."

For general questions about "Spring into Action Biz Book" content, contact Schuh at 503-970-5774 or visit the WIPIN website.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Join the Lyme Aid Benefit Event on May 22nd, 2013, at The Toyota of Manhattan Rooftop to Celebrate Lyme Disease Awareness Month. The event aims to educate people how to prevent Lyme Disease and raise money for two non-profits: and Stray From the Heart, a local NYC pet charity. More information here.