Getting to Know You

Victoria Schade Dog Life

The above photo was the one that sold us on Olive. We’d lost our boxer and wanted to add a sibling for Millie our smooth Brussels Griffon. The description said …

Scenes from a Dream

Victoria Schade Dog Life, Writing

It happened! My book came out, y’all! And hoo-boy did we celebrate. The first little gig was at Boris & Horton in New York, and featured adoptable adorables from Hearts …

Party Time?

Victoria Schade Dog Life, Writing

It’s my book birthday eve and I don’t know what to say. I had planned to write a bunch of cool, inspiring, “It’s an honor just to be nominated” stuff, …

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie?

Victoria Schade Dog Life

What’s your most annoying habit, from your dog’s perspective? I’m talking about the stuff that you do to your dog that you love and you know she hates, but you …

Choke* Chain

Victoria Schade Dog Life, Dog Training

Millie and I were on a walk a few days ago and we were both in the zone. That means Millie was peeing on every mailbox post, climbing plant and …

About That Leash …

Victoria Schade Dog Life, Writing

When I wrote Life on the Leash I had a collection of photos of inspo-people for each of the characters. The photos represented either the character’s exact look, or their …