VICTORIA SCHADE is an author, speaker, and dog trainer known for her upbeat approach to living and working with dogs. She has been featured in The Washington Post, Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Reader’s Digest, The Bark, and many dog-specific publications. Victoria has worked on Animal Planet’s annual Puppy Bowl special for the past twelve years, and appeared on two seasons of the Animal Planet show Faithful Friends. She has served as a pet expert for Petside, Pet360, petMD, PawCulture and Chewy, writing training and behavior content and appearing in educational videos.
Victoria shares her 1850’s always-in- need-of- renovations home with Millie the Smooth Brussels Griffon (who wants you to know that she is not a skinny pug), Olive the mixed breed dog, the occasional foster pup, and her incredibly tolerant husband, Tom.
She has written two dog training books, Bonding With Your Dog and Secrets of a Dog Trainer. Her novels include LIFE ON THE LEASH (Gallery/S&S) and the upcoming WHO RESCUED WHO (Berkley/Penguin). Check out her blog for more adorable canine content: http://www.victoriaschade.com/blog/