Wendy Diamond is an animal rescue advocate, cause-related entrepreneur and author of dog-related books and two best-selling cookbooks. She is the founder, Chief Pet Officer and Editor-in-Chief of Animal Fair, an animal lifestyle magazine dedicated to animal rescue and responsible breeding.
Wendy Diamond started her philanthropic advocacy when she was working for the Coalition of the Homeless. While working with the less privileged, she published two best-selling cookbooks which raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities. Musical Feast, features the recipes of musicians such as Madonna and Steve Tyler. An All-Star Feast on the other hand, features the favorite meals of known athletes, including Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter.
Wendy Diamond’s Animal Fair features non-profit animal organizations that give inspirational stories to the readers. When Animal Fair was first published in 1999, 11 million animals were killed in shelters. In 2007, the number was cut down by 6 million, showing significant triumph for the animal magazine. Some of the celebrities that has already posed with their pets for the cover of Animal Fair include Renee Zellweger, Beyonce Knowles, Charlize Theron, Halle Berry, Regis Philbin, Pamela Anderson, Shania Twain, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Serena Williams, Kim Cattrall, Matt Leinart, Hilary Duff, Eric McCormack, Kristen Bell, Bo Derek, Diane Lane, Alicia Silverstone, Hayden Panattiere and LeAnn Rimes among others.
Diamond is also the author of two pet-related books, How to Understand Men Through Their Dogs and How to Understand Women Through Their Cats. She and her rescue dog, Lucky has already appeared in various television programs including CBS’ The Early Show, The Today Show, The View, Fox News, CNN, and Good Morning, America among others. Diamond is also the host and executive producer of Paws for Style and the co-producer of Animal Planet’s Lucky Travels.
Wendy Diamond is one of the judges of Greatest American Dog, a reality show on CBS searching for the most talented dog in the country.