"As long as I can remember, animals have been a part of my life.....cats, dogs, birds, turtles, fish, hamsters....I even raised an abandoned infant opossum when I was in 4th grade!"
Tammy Trujillo has been working in the entertainment industry since the age of 2. Her career as an award-winning broadcaster has included working as a morning co-host, sportscaster, news anchor and traffic reporter on many of Southern California's largest Radio and TV stations including KNX, KFI, KEZY, Power 106, The Beat, Channel 4 News, KFWB and at NPR's KPCC. She is also the News Director for the nationally syndicated show Animal Radio. Tammy holds numerous Gold Microphone Awards, one of the broadcasting industry's highest honors. She is also a member of Long Beach City College's Hall of Fame.
Throughout her career, Tammy has always used her position and influence to help her greatest love...animals. She has made countless radio, TV and personal appearances on behalf of animal rescue groups, pet charities and city and state agencies dealing with animals and helped raise thousands of dollars hosting various Telethons and Radiothons to fund pet issues. She was named a "Best Friend for Life" by spcaLA and received it's Philanthropy Award in 2002.
Tammy holds a special concern for disabled animals and champions the adoption of special needs pets. She is considered an expert on CH (Cerebellar Hypoplasia) cats and kittens. She is also trained in animal rescue during disaster response and most recently received her Certificate in Animal Behaviorism.
Her "common sense" approach to responsible pet guardianship and her ability to understand the world through the animal's eyes continues to make Tammy everyone's 'go-to' expert on nearly every type of pet!