Executive Director

Kristina has been with Detroit Dog Rescue since its inception in 2011.  She has an amazing connection with abused dogs understanding the harm of abuse from her personal background as an abused child.

Kristina has been essential in forming partnerships between Detroit Dog Rescue and corporations such as: Pet Smart Charities, Pet Supplies Plus and several Detroit based automotive companies.  In 2014, with help from Pet Supplies Plus and Natura, Kristina supplied not only, Detroit Dog Rescue, but several Michigan based rescues with 600,000 pounds of food for homeless pets.

Recently, this inspirational young woman has been working with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to upgrade obsolete animal service codes that will improve animal welfare in Detroit. Kristina’s deep love for dogs, and all animals, has made a great difference in Detroit.

Recently, Kristina received Beaumont Hospital’s President’s Award, Philanthropist Manoj Bhargava handpicked her for the “Person Doing The Most Good in America” accolade, Mackinac Island’s Humanitarian Award and was highlighted in Dogster Magazine’s “Hero Award Issue.”