About Us

We are a blog inspired by and dedicated to dogs and the people who love them. Our content includes stories about people and their dogs, experiences with the canine community, dog news, tips, and more. The Dogspired team works together from across the country to make sure the site site reaches a wide audience of dog lovers.


Meet Our Team


David Rosenblatt Founder & Community Manager


In 2008, David first used the term “Dogspired” at a Panera Bread restaurant, and one year later, Dogspired was born.

A graduate of Frostburg State University in 2006, David holds simultaneous degrees in Business and Philosophy. He uses his practical knowledge and creative instincts to develop and strengthen the Dogspired community.

David looks forward to a very bright future for the blog and is proud to be part of such a wonderful team.


Ricky Paredes – Founder & Administrator


As a founder and administrator of Dogspired, Ricky Paredes is nicknamed the “idea man.”

With many years of experience managing and designing websites, Ricky applies his expert skills to constantly improve Dogspired.

Ricky also increases Dogspired’s Internet presence with marketing and social media networking initiatives.




Lori ChletsosContent Manager



Lori is a professional editor who came to Dogspired to combine her love of words with her love of all things dog.   She lives in Washington, DC with her husband and rescue dog, Raven.






Leslie Brown – Chief Editor


Dogspired’s Chief Editor, Leslie Brown, is a professional writer and editor with over 10 years of experience in book publishing, information technology, and web content. She has edited fiction and non-fiction books and currently edits and provides content for Dogspired, along with three other web sites.

With a B.A. in Creative Writing, Leslie has also attended graduate classes in technical documentation. Leslie lives near Seattle, Washington, and when she’s not busy with Dogspired and writing for other web sites, she enjoys playing with Tasha, her rescued Golden Retriever.


Kelli Perez – Social Networking


Kelli has contributed to Dogspired since March 2009. She uses her proficient social networking skills to maintain and manage Dogspired pages on Twitter, Facebook, Digg, and so on.

Kelli is a freelance writer who writes about a variety of topics. She blogs, writes SEO articles and newsletters, and would like, some day, to be published in print.

Dogs are one of Kelli’s passions. She currently has three rescued Rottweilers and enjoys sharing stories about her wonderful dogs with the Dogspired audience and other web sites. Kelli also promotes and procures content aimed at the betterment of dogs everywhere.