Meet Victoria Schade

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Victoria Schade with her two dogs

Victoria Schade has been a dog trainer and writer for over twenty years. During that time her dog duties have included working behind the scenes on Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl as the lead animal wrangler, appearing on two seasons of the Animal Planet show Faithful Friends, writing dog training content and appearing in educational videos for pet websites like Great Pet Care and PetMD, and writing two dog training books, Bonding With Your Dog and Secrets of a Dog Trainer in addition to her novels. 

Victoria shares her 1850's always-in-need-of renovations home with Millie the Smooth Brussels Griffon (who wants you to know that she's not a skinny pug), Olive the mixed breed dog, the occasional foster pup, and her incredibly tolerant husband, Tom. 

The Journey So Far

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    Left corporate job to pursue a career in dog training. 

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    Worked on Puppy Bowl III

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    Created training DVD New Puppy! Now What?

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    Appeared on Animal Planet TV show Faithful Friends

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    Published Bonding with Your Dog

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    Opened brick and mortar pet supplies shop Life on the Leash

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    Started writing for PetMD and other pet websites

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    Published Secrets of a Dog Trainer

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    Published Life on the Leash

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    Published Who Rescued Who

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    Published Lost, Found, & Forever

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    Published Dog Friendly

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    Celebrated 17 years as the lead trainer on Puppy Bowl