Meet the Pit Crew
The purpose of Dolly’s Foundation is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome homeless, neglected, and abused American Pit Bull Terriers and other bully breed dogs. As well as preserve, promote, and bring positive awareness to the breed and the negative stereotype bestowed upon them.
Erica Daniel attended Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL and received a degree in Zoo Animal Technology. She started out her rescue career at the young age of 16, volunteering and helping transport rescue dogs out of a local shelter. Nearly ten years later, she found herself employed at that very shelter she pulled dogs from and fell in love with the misunderstood pit bull breed. She is now an advocate, volunteering for other local rescues and organizations to not only help promote the breed, but perform home checks, transports, and events in the central Florida area. She works with the local SPCA to help with Pit Bull Education classes as well as making public appearances with Dolly the Pit Bull around the state of Florida. In April 2011, Dolly and Erica were invited to appear at the State’s Capitol building in Tallahassee during the proposed Senate Bill 722 which unanimously passed, helping victims of dog fighting get a second chance in the shelter system. Governor Rick Scott signed this bill into law on June 21st, 2011. Erica and her husband Grant share their lives with 6 dogs; Dolly, Harper, and Tecky, all Pit Bulls; Bronson, a Pit Bull/Boxer mix; Clifford, a Dachshund; and June, a Black Mouth Cur.
Joe and Kim
Joe and Kim Miller are not only our Outreach Coordinators, but they’re the faces behind our sister organization, Tampa Bay Bullies. They have years of experience not only rescuing pit bull type dogs, but educating and advocating on their behalf. We’re so grateful to be working together with them and their organization. For more information about Tampa Bay Bullies, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Joe and Kim share their lives with their 4 Pit Bulls, Deuce, Caddy, Faith, and Kato.
Joe and Allie
Joe and Allie joined our pack when they offered to foster Gertie the Goldenbull. Allie is a vet tech and Joe is a guide dog trainer, and we are so lucky to have them on our team! They have 4 cats, Felix, Hitch, Harley and Pancake and 4 dogs, Rileigh, Angel, Gunner and Dolly’s Foundation alumni, Jixxer whom they adopted in February 2012.
Patti and Steph
We would be LOST without them! Patti and Steph, the owners of Louise’s Pet Connection, single handedly feed every single one of our dogs with nothing but top quality all natural, human grade food. They also donate treats, toys, medication and whatever else our dogs need. They are amazing women that dedicate their lives to helping others, the all natural way. They share their lives with 7 cows, 12 pigs, 13 cats, and 7 dogs, one of which is Dolly’s Foundation alumni, Lulu!
Krystine has helped us build a brand new website that we’re so proud of! Not only that, but she’s our graphic designer, always fast and efficient with any of our needs. She also made our wonderful Dolly’s Foundation logo, which is nationally recognized. Krystine volunteers her time at our local shelter, taking pictures of all the available dogs, and even helps other local rescues by giving out free gift certificates from her business, Rescue Me! Pet Portraits. for them to raffle off at events. Krystine shares her life with her Pit Bull/Basset Hound mix, Homer.