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Dana Dotson

Dana Dotson is the Sales Coordinator at Cosmic Canine. Dana has been in sales and marketing since 1978, with a resume of national accounts including Wal-Mart, J.C. Penny, K-Mart, Lowes, Home Depot, Dillard’s and more. He has held sales management positions for several major companies over the years including Kenney Manufacturing, Newell Rubbermaid, Croscill and Levelor.

In 2000, Dana opened Dotson Marketing, which is a sales and marketing company aiding in the process of sourcing, package design and distribution of new product. In 2002, he and his partners started Black Star Creative Services in Bentonville, Arkansas where he served as Partner/General Manager. The company concentrated on a full range of graphic design and brand management activities.

Dana and Cosmic Canine founder, Maya, met in Arkansas while they were involved in several programs for a Wal-Mart supplier. Since then, he and Maya have worked on many project together over the years.

Dana is owned by a small female mixed breed dog named Kismet. In 2013, Kismet was rescued from the side of I-635 where Maya saw her laying faithfully guarding her companion that had been hit by a car. Kismet was also pregnant when she was rescued and later brought three lovely puppies into the world.

Apart from talking to and about dogs, Dana enjoys family, friends, music (playing guitar), cars, golf, cooking amazing food, and most of all, his granddaughters!