Catherine Bender, founder and former owner of Eldorado Arts, was inspired to create her extensive line of pet sympathy cards by her own pets. Married to a veterinarian, Catherine created original artwork for her card line and ran Eldorado Arts for 25 years. Now it’s part of World by the Tail, Inc. and our Veterinary Wisdom® Pet Sympathy Card Line
S201 is an example of art by Tim Johnson, an artist from Allenspark, Colorado. Tim’s sensitive portrayals speak to his love of animals and the nature that surrounds him. He is the winner of numerous awards, including the prestigious Frank C. Wright Memorial Award from the American Artists’ Professional League Exhibition in New York City.
Laurel is not a trained artist, but she is a former pet loss counselor. Laurel created the art and concepts for our Veterinary Wisdom Premium Pet Sympathy Cards, 208, 209 and our Educational Enclosure.
BJ is a Boulder, CO, artist who created the art for one of our most popular dog and cat cards (S24).
Brigitte is a Colorado graphic artist, now retired. Brigitte’s delicate, intricate portrait of many beloved species of pets adorns our popular Veterinary Wisdom Sympathy Card S56.
Lora Kerr & Pete Lagoni
Lora and Pete are World by the Tail, Inc.’s in-house graphic design and Internet technology experts. Together, they ensure that our card designs are updated and reprinted.
Tammi’s beautiful photography is featured on three of our cards, S202, S203, and S204. We are also lucky to have Tammi in the office most days, answering phones, sending out shipments and helping out in many different areas of the business.
A gorgeous example of Rick’s photography is featured on our Pet Sympathy Card S205. Rick is also a realtor in Denver and owns Denver Lifestyle™ Real Estate. He photographs everything from home listings to pets and families.
Erica’s beautiful artwork is featured on two of our Pet Sympathy Cards, S206 and S207, also known as the Galaxy Cat and Dog Cards. Erica is a veterinary technician from Maine and sells many of her other creations on her Etsy shop under the name Free Bird Lettering Co.