Janene Zakrajsek

Founder / Chief Creative Officer / Petrepreneur

A pet lifestyle expert, Janene is passionate about animal health and wellness. Equally dedicated to cats and dogs, the petrepreneur delights in discovering and providing truly unique, design-forward experiences, products and services to pets and their humans. Prior to launching Pussy & Pooch , Janene was a marketing professional, specializing in content management and communication strategies, as well as direct response and online initiatives. Her career began in graphic design for an accessory manufacturer before joining the Marketing team at FIDM/The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Her knowledge and experience in different aspects of design, retail, and visual merchandising brings a powerful blend of creativity and business savvy to her professional endeavors. She is frequently quoted in the media and industry publications. Janene and her founding partner and husband, Rob, opened their first Pussy & Pooch location in 2007 and reside in downtown Los Angeles with their dog Jaxxon and rescue cats Minxx, Mia, Enzo, and Nadja.