Dana Bashor was born in Denver, Colorado. Dana's parents raised him with discipline and taught him responsibility by requiring him to do daily chores and yard maintenance. Dana Bashor learned about pets, and later developed an interest in them. He loves animals including dogs, cats, birds, and horses. Dana Bashor’s father was an excellent worker, building homes from the ground up with his own hands. He taught Dana many things, such as how to frame, drywall and plumbing. He grew up in a hard- working family with many important values.