About the Author

Denise Fleck

Pet Safety Crusader™ Denise Fleck was raised by a Great Dane and has spent her life loving animals. As dog mom to eleven and cat mom to once, she is the author of Quickfind Books' Pet Care series (shown above,), has written hundreds of articles for pet publications and is the proud recipient of five Maxwell Medallions from the Dog Writers’ Association including “Best Children’s Book” and two Muse Awards from the Cat Writers Association, in addition to a number of writing special awards in various categories.   

A former studio publicist, Fleck followed her heart by ‘going to the dogs, cats, rabbits and other species, and after extensive training 

and practice, developed her own Pet First-Aid & CPR curriculum as well as a five-month-long animal-care course for high school students.  She has personally instructed more than 20,000 pet parents, professional pet sitters, obedience trainers, groomers and daycare providers, and has reached millions more through her television appearances, including CBS –TV’s The Doctors, Animal Planet and CNN.  Denise also has the honor of teaching in the homes of Oprah Winfrey, Kirstie Alley, several Playboy Playmates, and other celebrities.  She now also teaches online and via LIVE Teleconference across the globe, and is training the next generation of Pet First Aid instructors.

Denise has authored more than a dozen books and created a line of pet first-aid kits and instructional posters, in both English and Spanish language.  She is the President of The Grey Muzzle Organization (senior dogs) and sits on the board of the Emma Zen Foundation (pet oxygen masks).  She was named "A Woman of Influence" by Pet Age Magazine in 2018,has twice been a finalist as Pet Industry’s Woman of the Year, the Past President of the Volunteers of the Burbank Animal Shelter and is the recipient of the Burbank Police Department’s Volunteer of the Year Award for drafting the city’s animal emergency plan.  Learn more at www.PetSafetyCrusader.com


Books by Denise Fleck