Sandy Robins Honored at Global Pet Expo 2013
This week, we are in Orlando Florida for the Global Pet Expo. We brought 3-D Bree along to tweet the expo and we’ll be following up with some amazing pictures and an article upon our return of all the wonderful things we have seen. Tonight is rather special though, as we will be attending an award to honor our good friend, Sandy Robins.
She is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious “Excellence in Journalism and Outstanding Contributions to the Pet Industry” award from The American Pet Products Association (APPA). Sandy is a pet lifestyle journalist, author and spokesperson and we are very excited to name her as a friend and coworker.
We’ve worked with Sandy over the years on a number of articles and in several special events, most recently as a fellow member of the Pet Safety Advisory sponsored by Toyota.
As one of the country’s leading multi-media pet lifestyle experts and award-winning authors, Robins’ work has been published in some of today’s leading platforms such as MSNBC.com, Today.com and AOL’s PawNation. She is a regular contributor to national publications like Modern Dog, Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy and other industry leaders like Pet Product News International magazine. From topics ranging from the newest, state-of-the-art surgical procedures to home décor trends, if it can improve the life of your pet, Robins is covering it.
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. Whether via print, broadcast or internet mediums, these distinguished members of the press produce stories that highlight responsible pet ownership and all the exciting services, products and activities that make spending time with our pets even more enjoyable. Past recipients include Jill Rappaport, Victoria Stilwell, Rachael Ray, Ellen DeGeneres, Dr. Marty Becker (Good Morning America/Vetstreet/Dr. Oz Show), Steve Dale (My Pet World/The Pet Minute), Gina Spadafori (author/Pet Connection) and Janice Brown (The Tails Pet Media Group).