The Bulldog That Dug Her Owner Out of Millions in Debt

Aired on 10/31/2003 | CC
Carol Gardner was in a bad place. Her marriage was over and she was millions of dollars in debt when something extraordinary happened. She met Zelda. Carol, a one-time advertising executive, quickly learned her pouty pet had a passion for fashion. It started with an adorable Christmas card. Seven years later, Carol's bulldog was the center of a canine empire called Zelda Wisdom, a company with annual sales estimated to be more than $50 million. Here, learn how the pup grew up to be a cash cow.