Oviedo, FL (October 11, 2018) – Local attorney Peggy Hoyt of The Law Offices of Hoyt & Bryan in Oviedo, Florida has been named a category winner in the Sixth annual Pet Industry Woman of the Year Award competition.
Hoyt was the winner in the ENTREPRENEUR category. The other award categories are Advocate, Corporate, Rising Star & Solopreneur.
A panel of four independent judges reviewed and scored nominations for applicants in the five categories. This year’s judges included a top sales professional in the new homes arena, a business owner and professional speaker as well as a former talent professional in the health sector.
“The Pet Industry Woman of the Year Awards recognize remarkable leaders in the pet industry who dedicate their time and talents to improving the lives of all pets – dogs, cats, birds, fish, horses and exotics – and their caregivers,” said Shawna Schuh, president of WIPIN. “These awards are a celebration of women who have made highly successful careers in the pet industry: They shine in large part because they are so passionate about helping women as well as pets. Peggy Hoyt is a perfect example! It is exciting to honor her and other women with a genuine calling to make the pet industry stronger.”
Peggy is an attorney and animal advocate who has dedicated her professional career to helping families create estate plans that work for people and their pets. She is the author of numerous books, including All My Children Wear Fur Coats – How to Leave a Legacy for Your Pet. She hosts a weekly podcast of the same name where she interviews industry leaders, animal advocates, and rescue organizations. She is a co-founder of MyPetWill.com, a first of its kind online pet trust and identification system; co-founder of PetFriendly.Love, certification industry that connects pet lovers with companies that love pets; and founder of Animal Care Trust USA, a not for profit organization dedicated to keeping loved pets in loving homes. In addition, she spends her free time rescuing pets that currently include three horses, six dogs, and two cats.
About Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN)
Headquartered near Portland, OR., WIPIN serves leaders who are making a difference in the pet space. WIPIN members come from all categories within the pet industry, from groomers and veterinarians to pet sitters and pet boutique owners.
Women in the Pet Industry Network is committed to igniting leaders who ignite others which in turn makes a positive impact on all pets and their people.