PORTLAND, OR – Women in the Pet Industry Network, an organization focused on women entrepreneurs and leaders in the pet industry, announces the five finalists in each of the five categories for Pet Industry Woman of the Year.

The Pet Industry Woman of The Year Award has five categories: Advocate, Corporate, Entrepreneur, Rising Star and Solopreneur. From these five categories, five women are selected, for a total of 25 finalists vying for the top spots. A winner in each category will be announced at the Women In The Pet Industry Awards Show in Oaks, PA, in conjunction with Pet Connections Expo on Oct. 2. 

Here are the women chosen as finalists:

Advocate Finalists

Corporate Finalists

Entrepreneur Finalists

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Rising Star Finalists

Solopreneur Finalists