KNX Hero kicks off a new dog food company, helping others – RADIO.COM

The pandemic has strained a lot of people in Southern California. Our KNX Hero of the Week from Glassell Park turned her unexpected situation into a positive, using her time to kick-off a new business and help others along the way.

Starting a new company was always in the back of Michelle Chu’s mind. But it took a shelter dog named Kono to bring it to fruition.

“I was at the Inland Valley Humane Society, and I was walking down the line of kennels and he just started jumping up, trying to lick my face. And that was it!” says Michelle. “He chose me.”

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Michelle Chu and Kono Photo credit KNX 1070 News Handout

Kono is an American Staffy mix, and he was discovered on the streets of Pomona.

“He went from a ‘street dog’ to now running his own company!” Michelle jokes.

Kono is a big dog, and finding the