Let’s Get Real

Victoria Schade Writing

96% of Life on the Leash is fiction (I’ve talked about it before), but of course there are some aspects that are really real, like details about the setting. Yes, …

The Book O’ Names

Victoria Schade Writing

I’m a name junkie. Someone said that writers collect names like a crow collects curiosities and it’s so true. I have a little notebook where I stash the ones I’ve …

NOOOOOOO!

Victoria Schade Dog Life

That’s not a fruity cocktail. That, my friends, is the final soapy resting spot for 8 fleas. FLEAS YOU GUYS! If you’ve never dealt with fleas you might not understand …

I Saw the Sign

Victoria Schade Writing

Do you believe in signs? You know what I mean … you see something that you interpret as a harbinger of what’s to come, or a hint that you’re headed …

去哪儿?

Victoria Schade Dog Training

When I help people train their dogs I tend to use a ton of analogies. I want pet parents to put themselves in their dogs’ … uh … shoes, so …