Founders

Danitza & Esteban Villanueva

Danitza Villanueva and Esteban Villanueva are proud to be the publishers of A Pet's Life Magazine. Esteban Villanueva and Danitza Villanueva both grew up in San Diego and Tijuana and have intimate personal understanding of the culture, trends and inner workings of our region.

Born in San Diego, Danitza spent part of her youth with her family in Tijuana and grew up on both sides of the border. She has transferred her unique insight of cross-border culture, trends and society to her business and communal interests.

Danitza Villanueva

Danitza Villanueva is proud to be the first woman from her family to graduate from college. She has two degrees, one from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Fashion Marketing and a second from San Diego Christian College in Communications.

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Esteban Villanueva

Esteban Villanueva grew up in La Jolla and attended high school at The Bishop's School. From there, he attended Dartmouth College and subsequently Pepperdine School of Law where he focused on Entertainment Law. After law school, Esteban ran a music production and publishing company whose recordings ultimately received 14 Grammy Awards for work with artists such as Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, Ricky Martin and Carlos Santana. His expertise in Latin entertainment and culture has been called upon by the Grammy Awards, Latin Grammy Awards and Los Angeles Opera who have used his consultation services.

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