Gila Kurtz is a serial entrepreneur who found her deepest passion in working with dogs and their people. She is a Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Dog is Good, a lifestyle brand for dog lovers. The company creates original messaging and design for a broad array of products to celebrate and “share the unique joy one feels living life with Dog”. Along with her husband, Jon Kurtz, Gila has turned her love for dogs into a thriving business and highly recognizable brand.
She is the bestselling author of Fur Covered Wisdom…A Dog Can Change the Way You See the World, which quickly became a #1 International Best Seller on Amazon in both the Pet and Self-Help Categories.
Gila is the recipient of several business awards including recognition as one of the top 25 women of influence in the pet industry (2015) by Pet Age Magazine and, most recently, Women of the Year award for Women In the Pet Industry Network.
In addition to her role as Brand Ambassador for Dog is Good, Puppy Training Expert, Gila is an author, expert storyteller, and compelling teacher who speaks professionally on life lessons, entrepreneurship, building relationships, and parenting strategies… inspired by Dog.
Gila is a master of “Bliss-ipline”, loves her active lifestyle, and is #1 fan to her daughter-Abby.