Andrea Arden Was Honored at Global Pet Expo 2017

Screen Shot 2017-03-31 at 3.35.25 PMDog training expert, author and TV and radio personality, Andrea Arden, accepted the “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award” at the 2017 Global Pet Expo!

Arden accepted the award, presented by Bob Vetere, President and CEO of the American Pet Products Association, at the Purina® Media Reception at Global Pet Expo. The annual “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award” recognizes individuals in the media who have the power to influence millions of people and use this to positively promote the joys and benefits of pet ownership.

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 1.02.51 PMArden has had a colorful career to say the least, beginning 22 years ago with her Emmy award winning show The Pet Department. She’s the media’s one stop shop for trends within the pet industry, tips on training, responsible pet ownership and pet education. A frequent contributor to the TODAY show, Live With Kelly, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and many others, Arden is passionately dedicated to educating pet parents about how to best enrich and prolong the lives of companion animals as well as advocating for rescue animals and the organizations tasked with helping them. And, as if that isn’t enough, she’s also the on-camera trainer for Animal Planet’s America’s Cutest Dog and Cat, Dogs101, Cats101 and Wonderdog.

andrea-largeIn addition to her extensive television work and advocacy, she has been the behavior columnist for Dog Fancy, as well as a contributing writer for the AKC Gazette and Modern Dog. She has also written four books; Barron’s Dog Training Bible, Dog-Friendly Dog Training, Train Your Dog the Lazy Way, and The Little Book of Dog Tricks. 

It’s safe to say that with the above accomplishments and all she’s contributed to the pet industry, she was the perfect honoree for this year’s award. Congratulations, Andrea!

Xiomara González-Govea Accepts “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award” at Global Pet Expo 2015

CONGRATULATIONS!

IMG_0551The talented, award-winning, national television and radio journalist and animal advocate, Xiomara González-Govea accepted the 2015 “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award.”

González-Govea personally accepted the award, presented by Bob Vetere, President and CEO of the American Pet Products Association, on Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Orlando, Florida at the Purina® Pro Plan Media Reception at Global Pet Expo. The annual “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry Award” recognizes individuals in the media who have the power to influence millions of people and use this to positively promote the joys and benefits of pet ownership.

IMG_0538González-Govea is a national television and radio journalist who specializes in animal related and human feature stories for Hispanic media in the United States. Her 19-year television career in the U.S. has included the two largest Hispanic television networks: Telemundo and Univision Networks.

Since 2007, González-Govea has taken on new responsibilities at Univision Network, the leading Hispanic media conglomerate. She served as a pet correspondent host on Despierta America, the single highest rated morning show in Latin American television, and is currently the main face for all animal-related stories for the national daily news magazine shows, Primer Impacto and Noticias Univision.

She also hosts Animales360 con Xiomara, a weekly digital animal segment on Univision.com as part of the network’s news division.

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González-Govea’s journalistic talents combined with her acute animal knowledge have guided her to develop her own pet media concept, Animales360°™, a bilingual and multi-media platform targeting the nearly 55 million Hispanics in the United States.

Oh, and we can’t forget to share her amazing Univision segment on Global Pet Expo that aired nationally March 10th, 2015. Congratulations again, to Xiomara, keep up the good work!