Nicole Wilde is a self-taught photographer and digital artist living in southern California. Her lifelong passion, other than the arts, has been animals. She co-ran a rescue sanctuary for wolves and wolfdogs, and three of the residents came home to live with her for ten years until their passing. Nicole is also a professional canine behavior specialist, author of 11 books, and lectures worldwide. Her artwork has been featured in magazines and in galleries. Nicole lives with her husband, their two rescued dogs, and boatloads of dog hair.