Kim Levin is a photographer who specializes in pet portraiture. Her company, Bark & Smile ® Pet Portraits, combines her passion for photography and her love of animals. Kim is the photographer and author of ten books including Why We Love Dogs, Why We Really Love Dogs, Why We Love Cats, and Dogma (all Andrews McMeel). Bark & Smile® books have sold over 250,000 copies to date and have been published in six languages: Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Dutch, Portuguese, and Spanish. Her gift line currently includes greeting cards, mugs, journals, calendars, e-greetings, postcard books, note cards and magnetic pads. She has appeared on Animal Planet, Fox News Channel, News 12 Long Island, and News 12 New Jersey. Her photography has been featured in Reader's Digest, Photo District News, Italian Elle, Bark Magazine, The American Kennel Club Gazette, and NJ Monthly. She was the official photographer for the 2004 ASPCA "make adoption your first option" calendar. Kim lives in New Jersey with her husband, two kids, and adopted greyhound/collie mix, Charlie.By day, Christine Montaquila works in advertising as a creative director. She lives in Chicago with her husband Brad, son Luca, daughter Francesca, and her tiger kitty, Maddie. She has loved cats since childhood and has the scars to prove it.