Meet the pet business consultants bringing you

Our professionals are committed to helping you succeed in all aspects of your pet business.

Do Your Business Channel

Shawna Schuh, Pet Business Consultant and Founder,

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Shawna Schuh, CSP, lives in rural Western Oregon with dogs, horses, donkeys, one cat, one goose and a very confused and friendly goat. She’s been helping professionals experience profound insights about their businesses for the last 15 years – which is a long time if you’re a dog! As a Certified Speaking Professional and Master NLP Practitioner/Executive Coach, Shawna works with pet business owners and others to develop an environment that helps you bring your best self to the work you do. She understands exactly how overwhelming it can be to run a growing business and wear many hats as you try to balance a thriving business and life.

In her weekly tips, she addresses leadership, communication and motivation, all forms of business and social etiquette, leadership, staffing, customer service, life balance, personal success and more. You can count on Shawna’s presentations to be practical, humorous and overflowing with energy… all with the mission of inspiring you to achieve your goals and dreams in the pet industry.

Contact Shawna: 503-970-5774

Click-Er Training Web Development Channel

Mike Linville, Black Dog Studios and Co-Founder,

Mike Linville
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Website and social media development firm Black Dog Studios was founded in 1998 by Mike Linville. Mike and his team focus on creating successful, long-lasting relationships with their clients. Pet-industry clients include Pet Connection, VetStreet, Honest Kitchen, Red Barn, Premier Pet Products and many others. Plus he lives with 2 cats (Nemo & Gloria), 2 fish (Nacho and Shakey Jake) and a dog (Athena).

Mike said, “After 10+ years of coming in to clean up the messes of other web developers, we had a breakthrough. This has to stop. People are getting taken advantage of by poor developers and we don’t like it. That’s when we created ‘Responsible Design.’

We offer pet and veterinary businesses integrated web services focused on goal-oriented, result driven development. Simply put, we build sites and social media campaigns that perform. If you’re ready to make a lasting impression with your website and take your pet business to the next level, we’re happy to provide you with a FREE 30-minute strategy session to get started.”

Contact Mike Linville: 916-608-2151

Pet Copywriter Web Content-SEO Channel

Pam Foster, and Co-Founder,

Pam Foster

Pam, shown here with Louie the Westie pup, is an experienced web copywriter and sales catalyst who specializes in helping pet-industry businesses get more traffic and sales online. She wrote the content for and provides ongoing content-marketing support.

Let Pam help you determine the best ways to reach your target audiences and achieve their sales and lead-generation goals. She works as a virtual team member with web developers, graphic designers and others to launch websites, optimize existing sites, and help test email and landing page campaigns.

Contact Pam: 843-597-6515

Rover Reporter Channel

Rover Reporter, Pet Industry TV

Gail Hand

Gail Hand is a Motivational Humorist, Trainer, Author, Dog Photographer and Certified Laughter Leader with the World Laughter Tour and Laughter Yoga International

She is owned by & travels with her two Chihuahua’s Zippy and Zoe who twitter about their exciting life on their own Pupinions twitter page!

Hand has 20 successful years in Corporate Sales & Management with American Express, Southwestern Bell, and Macy’s.

Gail has performed in 40 states to over 800 Corporations, Universities & Associations with her Power of Laughter programs on Leadership, True Colors in Working with Generations, Customers Service and Team Building.

Gail’s dogs Zippy and Zoe have traveled to over 150 senior communities to do doggie therapy and have been featured in numerous senior publications since they were a year old.

Zippy and Zoe even have their own video on Gail’s YouTube channel and will be featured on Pet Industry TV plus they are looking for their next television or movie opportunity involving raw meat and veggies in the green room.

Profitable Pet Marketing Channel

C S Wurzberger,

C S Wurzberger

As a pet business marketing strategist and guide, C S provides weekly tips to help you master your marketing and produce profits with simple-to-follow ideas.

You can count on her to provide real-world success tips based on her 25+ years as an accomplished Internet and Eco marketing strategist, seminar and workshop leader and conservationist.

With a specialized focus on animal-related businesses — as well as their suppliers and vendors— she’ll help you assess your current marketing issues, set attainable goals, map out strategies, and set up your marketing calendar, timeline and budget. All with a friendly, practical and down-to-earth teaching approach.

Contact C S: 802-258-8046

Robert E. Valdez Video Production

Rob Valdez, Videographer-Editor,

Rob was born in Albuquerque, NM, where he studied percussion performance and music composition at the University of New Mexico. After performing for several years as a drummer in Albuquerque’s local music scene, he relocated to Portland, Oregon where he enrolled at The Art Institute of Portland.

He has worked in various aspects of production on several student and independent short films as well as music videos. He‘s also worked as a freelance gaffer for Stompin’ Ground, an upcoming Comcast SportsNet reality series, and Jack and Jill, a short film from Laureltree Productions. Most recently, he interned as a production assistant for Legit, a pilot for FX network.

Rob has been instrumental in getting our Pet Industry TV videos off the ground — and he can do the same for your business videos.

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