Honors & Awards

Best of Aurora Awards: Bold Lead Designs LLC has been selected as the Winner for the 2021 Best of Aurora Awards in the category of Leather Goods Store, 2021

Pet Age Women of Influence: Katrina Boldry honorably receives a top honor for women in the pet industry for her solid reputation based on experience, integrity and leadership and has a proven track record of accomplishments, 2016

Pet Age 40 Under 40: Katrina Boldry has been selected as a Pet Age 40 Under 40 winner. The awards honors the up-and coming pet industry leaders, 2015

Aurora Business Recognition Awards winner: Bold Lead Designs, LLC has been recognized for its contribution to the City of Aurora’s economic vitality, 2015

Business Excellence Award: Colorado Lending Source, 2015

Top of The Town by 5280 Magazine: Bold Lead Designs has been named one of Denver’s Customer Service All Stars, 2015

Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards style finalist, 2014


Aurora Sentinel, Aurora Biz, April 2016, Service Gear Specialty Helps Set Aurora’s Bold Lead Designs Apart

Denver Post Yourhub Business Profiles(Aurora), Business Q&A: Bold Lead Designs

Pet Age, December 2015, Pet Age’s 40 Under 40, Katrina Boldry of Bold Lead Designs, p. 37

Company Week, October 2015 Lifestyle & Consumer Company Profile, Bold Lead Designs

CoBizMag, October 2015, Great Stuff Made Right Here in Colorado

5280 Magazine, July 15, 2015, Denver’s Customer Service All-Stars

Denver Post, July 19, 2014, MBAxAmerica Team Traveling US Aids Aurora Startup’s Product Launch

Denver Business Journal, July 17, 2014, 

Small Business Resource Guide, National Spring 2014, Katrina Boldry of Bold Lead Designs, p.43

Mundo Mi Casa, June 2014 Mi Casa’s Women’s Business Center Alumni Nationally Recognized 

Small Business Resource Guide, National Fall 2013, Unknown Penchant for Crafting Leads Colorado Woman to Success, p. 44

Colorado SBA Small Business Resource, September 2013, Bold Lead Designs success story p.43. Online edition here: Bold Lead Designs

Television Features

Unique 2 Colorado, with Vicky Evans on Denver’s CW Channel 2, Daybreak, January 5, 2016

Aurora Channel 8, Bold Lead Designs Business Recognition Awards, this mini-documentary was filmed for the Aurora Business Awards, December 3, 2015

9 News KUSA, Where in the Town with Gregg Moss, filmed live on location in the BLD workshop, December 5, 2014

Colorado’s Everyday Show, with Chris Parente and Kathie J., November 14, 2014

Colorado’s Best, March 26, 2014

Fox News, with Dan Daru, April 2014


Our page in the 2021 Veterans Administration 90 Year Anniversary publication


Radio Interviews:

The Dog Show with Julie Forbes, March 2015, interview with Katrina at 10:00-29:00.

Media Kit for Bold Lead Designs

Bold Lead Designs 2017 media information PDF

National Features:

Rescue Dog to Super Dog, Animal Planet, August 2017. (BLD’s Mobility Support Harness has a supporting role in this episode about LOLA’s training to become a service dog.)

Martha Stewart’s American Made Finalist, August 2014

The Grommet, February 2014

Lucky Dog, CBS, November 2014. (BLD’s Mobility Support Harness has a supporting role in this episode about Sandy’s training to become a service dog.)

Published Product Features:

The Whole Dog Journal, 2019 Best Dog Gear of the Year, featuring Brahma Lead XS

The Whole Dog Journal, 2016, training article on head halters, featuring Perfect Pace

Westword, November 2015, “Ten Places to Shop Local Saturday in Metro Denver” (for Small Business Saturday), #8 Bold Lead Designs

Company Week, December 2015, 30 Cool Gift Ideas from Rocky Mountain Manufacturers

5280 Magazine, December 2014, Holiday Gift Guide, featuring an 8-Way Lead, p. 50

Dog Fancy, November 2014, “Getting a Paw Up” article about financial assistance, featuring a BLD Mobility Support Harness, p. 32-33

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, August 2014, Finds, featured Quick Release Collars, p.16, #3

Natural Pet, Summer 2014, What’s New, featured Quick-Grab PLUS, p.93

Martha Stewart Living,  December 2012, Pets Gift Guide, featured antler chews, p.178, #4

Pet Age, December 2011, Special Purpose Leashes p.74

Natural Pet World, no. 12, Second Thoughts (ECO), featured antler chews, p.40, #2

Blogs and Online Articles/Reviews

Pet Guide, January 2014, Product Review: 8-Way Lead by Bold Lead Design
Best Leather, October 2014, Bold Lead Designs Eight Way Lead & Martingale Collar
Rolliln SD, September 2012
Guiding Golden, June 2012
Lighter Side of Darkness, May 2012
Service Dogs and Me, March 2011
Saved by Dogs, May 2013, Bold Lead Designs’ Infinity Lead: Stop the dog from pulling on a leash
Notes from a Dog Walker, December 2012, A Head Harness You Won’t Hate