WIPIN Names 2018 Pet Industry Woman of the Year Winners
Left to right: Jen Reeder, Carol Borden, Dr. Judy Morgan and Peggy Hoyt.
Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN), an organization focused on women igniting leadership in others, named its Pet Industry Woman of the Year winners during the 6th annual awards show held in Oaks, Pa., in conjunction with Pet Connections Expo, which was held Oct. 2-3.
The Pet Industry Woman of The Year Award has five categories: Advocate, Corporate, Entrepreneur, Rising Star and Solopreneur.
The category winners are:
- Dr. Judy Morgan, DVM with Naturally Healthy Pets was the winner in the Advocate category.
- Carol Borden with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc was the winner in the Corporate category.
- Peggy Hoyt with PetFriendly.Love was the winner in the Entrepreneur category.
- Yasaar Nakchbendi with Chirpy Cats was the winner in the Rising Star category.
- Jen Reeder with Divided Sky was the winner in the Solopreneur category.
After the individual category winners were named, the winner overall for Pet Industry Woman of the Year was revealed.
Dr. Morgan was named the overall winner and now holds the title of Pet Industry Women of the Year 2018.
Dr. Morgan is an internationally renowned author, and holistic veterinarian certified in acupuncture, food therapy, and chiropractic care for dogs, cats, and horses. She is a sought-after speaker and blogger at both the local and national levels, said WIPIN officials. She integrates Eastern and Western medicine in her two award-winning veterinary practices in New Jersey. She is host on the DreamVisions7 radio network with her show Naturally Healthy Pets and has been featured in more than 100 radio and television interviews. Dr. Morgan is passionate about working with senior pets and pet rescue, currently serving on the board of directors for Monkey’s House Senior Dog Hospice and Sanctuary. She is currently developing a full line of holistic wellness supplements for dogs and cats.
“Judy will be an outstanding Pet Industry Woman of the Year,” said Shawna Schuh, president of WIPIN. “She is a respected professional in the veterinary field whose sole focus is on the health of pets.”