While Colleen's holidays were born in the USA, they have now expanded internationally, celebrated in countries such as the U.K., Ireland, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Spain, Guam, Scotland and many more. Additionally they have been celebrated by countless shelters and rescues and promoted by celebrity friends, partners and news networks such as Taylor Swift, Ellen Degeneres, Hillary Swank, Susan Sarandon, Ricky Gervais,
Josh Groban, Jackie Evancho, Kevin Bacon, Rumer Willis, Mariah Carey, Sharon Osbourne, Haley Pullos, Rose McGowan, Cee Lo Green, Amanda Seyfried, Lindsey Vonn, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, Vanessa Hudgens,
Billy Ray Cyrus, Hillary Duff, Emmy Rossum,
Rachel Hunter, Paula Abdul, Timothy Omundson, Willy Nelson, Lucy Hale, Disney, E! Online, Target, DIY Network, Newsday, New York Mag, Fox News, CNN, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC’s Modern Family, Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, Autotrader, Blue Buffalo, American Red Cross, Vans, Fuse, Mashable, SnapChat, Instagram, GoPro, National Geographic, MTV, CBS, Fox Sports, The White House, U.S. Marines, National Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, DoD Inspector General, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife, UC Davis, Greta Van Susteren, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and so many more!
Colleen Paige is considered one of America's leading Pet & Family Lifestyle Experts. She is an animal behaviorist, interior designer, writer, photographer, author of The Good Behavior Book For Dogs (Rockport/Quarry Books), mother, wife and the brainchild behind a plethora of lifesaving philanthropic holidays, such as National Dog Day, National Cat Day, National Puppy Day, National Pet Day, National Wildlife Day, National Beach Day and many more.
When it comes to pets, Colleen celebrates all pets, no matter where they originate from. But she believes in encouraging adoption as a first choice and for people who want a purebreed, to visit a purebreed rescue before buying from a reputable breeder and strongly discouraging buying from pet stores supplied by puppy/kitten mills.
Colleen has been a contributing expert for DogTime.com and OK! Celebrity Magazine. Her highly sought-after advice ranges from pet behavior to interior design, pet fashion, animal nutrition and as a former E.M.T. Medic, pet and family safety. Her expertise and lifesaving projects have been shared in scores of popular national publications and news oulets, such as HSUS All Pets, The American Dog, Modern Dog, Dog Fancy, Animal Wellness, Coastal Living, Country Home, The Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, The New York Times, Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Total Health, People Pets, CNN, NPR, Good Morning America, TODAY, Sunday Morning, The Denver Post and many more.
Colleen’s lifesaving mission to create holidays such as National Dog Day, National Cat Day and National Puppy Day, have not only helped to save millions of unwanted pets since 2004, but the social media buzz is practically palpable, with many of these these days consistently trending #1 worldwide on Twitter, as well as Google and Yahoo trends.
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