Ada Nieves is a renowned certified FIT pet fashion designer, gourmet treats baker and successful events-pawty planner. Runs the largest Chihuahua group in the nation with chapters in Central Florida, Beverly Hills California and the first international chapter in Guatemala. Host her Pet Life Radio talk show:Vida Doggie, writes for the examiner and is a colaborator for Pet Hamptons Magazine. A native Puerto Rican, strong advocate and active Latina, Ada is constantly breaking ground in the world’s dog community.
She is the official “It ” for exciting pet events in New York City, were she lives with her Husband, Four Chihuahuas and one rescue cat.
AchievementsAda and her pets have appeared on many national and international shows,newspapers and magazines. The list includes:
National TV :
The Meredith Vieira Show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Late show with Conan O'brien The Martha Stewart Show
The View NBC-Today Show
Animal Planet - Cats 101, Dogs 101, Puppies 101, K-9 karma and The Jane Goodman Show
Skunk TV - Discovery TV Fox 5 - Geraldo At Large
MTV - Celeb Heads/paris Hilton The Mike & Juliette Show
ABC - Good Morning America/Old navy Search
The David Letterman Show The Anderson Cooper Show
International TV :
Telemundo-Cada Dia con Maria Antonieta
Univision-Despierta America,Ver para Creer y Sabado Gigante
Canida Oscar - Italy TV Woeff-Dutch TV
Dog Oscars - German TV
TV COMMERCIALS :
Eukanuba Capri Sun Walkie Way Febreeze MasterCard
Pocket Pups Indognito One Nation Under Dog
NATIONAL ADVERTISEMENT :
Children's Place Norstrom Ralph Lauren Cole Haan
Rubies Costumes Simplicity Petsnobs Reebok
Fido Friendly Dog Fancy NY Dog Time Out NY Pafe Japan GQ
Woman's Health Vanity Fair In Touch German Vogue
NY POST DAILY MIRROR-London Daily News- NY
We TV - Puptials Forbes.com ABC Canine Couture
Lady Days - Morris Town NJ
Since 2006 Ada has been the dog fashion designer for The NY Pet Fashion Show celebrating its 11th year on 2015. She is the Creative Director of the show along Co-Chair.
In additional to that, her runway shows include ; NYC Major’s Alliance The Adoptapalooza, Christmas Feet at Bryant Park, Fashion Show for the New England Grooming Expo, Sizoo Barcelona 2005, ABC’s Canine Couture, NYC Canine Cruise , the Queens Pet Fashion Show in NY, Meet The Breeds Pet fashion Shows for both AKC (dogs) & TICA (cats ), Matilda The Algonquin Hotel Cat Benefit events and many more were now include cats and chickens to model. A video of her Rat Fashion Show at the first and only NYC Rat Convention in 2011 went viral and got her national and international attention having her appear at the iconic Late Show with David Letterman.
Her international recognition started when she created the first replicas of celebrity dresses at The Oscars in 2005 for the dogs. Among the designs are copies of Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst and Penelope Cruz gowns that were all auctioned to raise funds for Hurricane Katrina's efforts to save animals by The Washington Square Park friends of the small dog run.
One of her pieces from the "Moulin Rouge" collection was featured at both NY and Brazil Pet Fashion Week with amazing reviews.
Ada is also feature in the book "One Nation Under Dog" by Michael Schaffer where he calls her "The Queen of Pet Networking" and a "Connector".
Her USDA certify dog treats are so creative that they have been called Top 10 to have for dogs by shows like K-9 Karma, The Today Show and Forbes.Com.
Have worked as Pet Stylist for epsiodes of 30 Rock, From Underdog to Wonderdog , TV reality show on E!, Ice loves Coco, The Anderson Cooper Tv Show and the re-enactments of most memorable moments of the VMA's for MTV. recently dressing the cats for Kitty break at Puppy Bowl - Animal Planet TV network.
Ada shares how her dogs supported and comforted her while her husband was in Iraq and her business was born.Power of Paws - Learn About The Health Benefits of Pets.
The Nieves Gang in Their Popular Wizard of Oz Theme Costumes