Skip to Main Content

Pup Culture

Stories, Tips, and the Importance of Adopting a Dog

Give your dog its happiest and healthiest life with these fostering and adoption tales, tips, DIY craft recipes, and heartwarming stories from dog lovers everywhere.

Pup Culture is a well-deserved ode to man’s best friend. Fostering-extraordinaire Victoria Lily Shaffer presents a wide-ranging collection of dog adoption and fostering tales, tips, handy checklists, DIY recipes and crafts, heartwarming stories, and Q&A’s from both celebs and everyday dog lovers.

These inspiring stories and lessons dig deep into the beloved relationships between dogs and humans, from exploring the harrowing journey of finding your perfect “fur-ever” companion to spotlighting the selfless, dedicated community of rescuers that help save and change lives.

Photograph by Meg Meyer

Victoria Lily Shaffer is no stranger to show biz, having practically grown up on the set of The Late Show with David Letterman. She’s the Vice President of Creative Development at Oso Studios where she most notably produced a Facebook Watch series entitled Extra Innings with Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray. Shaffer was the former host of Pet Life Radio’s Tails of the City, which streamed on iHeartRadio, and she’s also worked on productions such as the Tony Awards, the Emmy Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, HBO’s Divorce, and Netflix’s My Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman. Victoria has combined her love for show biz with her passion for animal rescue advocacy, creating content to inspire others to #AdoptDontShop. She’s an adoption and outreach coordinator at Mutt Scouts, a San Diego and Los Angeles based rescue, and dreams of starting her own leash and collar line one day. Follow Victoria on Instagram @VictoriaLilyShaffer to meet her latest fosters (usually involving large numbers of adorable newborn puppies). Pup Culture is her debut publication.