Dundee, IL, May 29, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Vicki Rae Thorne of Dundee, Illinois, 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.
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.
Vicki Rae Thorne operates Earth Heart Inc. in Dundee, Illinois. Details about her business can be found on pages 36 and 37of the Biz Book. "We are thrilled to be profiled in the WIPIN Spring Biz Book!" Thorne shared. "Because 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 an online discount through June 1, 2013 when they enter the code WIPINSPRING at checkout."
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."
Earth Heart Inc. has a long-standing reputation for providing high quality wellness products using pure essential oils and other plant-based ingredients to help dogs live happier, healthier lives. Giving back is part of the Earth Heart brand, offering a Nonprofit Partner Program designed to help dog-related organizations raise much needed funds to help dogs in need. Earth Heart products have been given special recognition by top consumer and trade magazines, noted dog blog sites, radio programs, and are recommended by dog lovers, trainers, veterinarians, groomers, and kennel owners. For details on Earth Heart's line of natural remedy mists, including Canine Calm, Travel Calm, Guard Well and Buzz Guard, visit www.earthheartinc.com and for information on wholesale opportunities or the Nonprofit Partner Program, contact Thorne directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-551-1806.
For general questions about "Spring into Action Biz Book" content, contact Schuh at 503-970-5774. Visit the WIPIN website at www.womeninthepetindustry.com.
About Women in the Pet Industry Network:
The Top Women in the Pet Industry "Spring Biz Book" was produced by Women in the Pet Industry (WIPIN), an international membership networking organization where pet professionals gather to grow, give and connect. WIPIN is the only organization serving professionals in all segments of the pet industry, as well as all types of pets, including dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, small animals, pocket pets, horses, and exotics.
More than 120 career paths exist within the pet industry. WIPIN includes representatives from most. They include groomers, pet-sitters, vets, pooper-scoopers, artists, trainers, breeders, animal communicators and pet store operators.