Ada Nieves is a renowned pet fashion designer certified by the Fashion Institue of Technology, gourmet treat baker and successful pawty planner.
She and her four professional pet actor chihuahuas have appeared on many national and international TV shows, including several on Animal Planet, BBC London, Canida Oscar/Italy TV, Woef/Dutch Puppy TV, Pet Dish/MSN, Puppy Weddings/WE TV, Sabado Gigante/Univision , Mike & Juliet Show, The Martha Stewart Show and Conan O'Brien late night show to name a few.
Ada is described in the book One Nation Under Dog by Michael Schaffer as " The Queen of Pet Networking" and a "Connector" and runs the largest chihuahua Meet-Up group in the nation. She also hosts the Pet Life Radio talk show, Vida Doggie, writes for the NY SMALL DOG SCENE for the New York Examiner, is the new correspondant for Fido Friendly Magazine's "Social Pet" Column, and president of My Dog Walks. She is very active in the pet community and has participated in events such as Fashion Show for the New England Grooming Expo, Sizoo Barcelona 2005, ABC's Canine Couture and NYC Canine Cruise.
For the last five years, Ada has been the dog fashion designer for the Pre-Westminster Fashion show. She gained international recognition by designing doggie replicas of dresses worn by famous actresses like Penelope Cruz & Kate Winslet on the Red Carpet for the 2005 Oscars.
A native Puerto Rican, strong advocate and active Latina, Ada is breaking ground in the world dog community. She is the official "It Girl" for exciting pet events in New York City.