About the Book
Illustration by Becky Hill.
Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Afton has lived in Canmore with her husband Cody, their two dogs and their two cats for the better part of a decade. She has been a lifelong animal lover since her parents got her a kitten (Mittens) when she was eight. She's also been a storyteller from a young age, when she wrote her first "book" about horses in a hardcover notebook, in pencil. Afton loves spending time outdoors with her French Bulldogs Winston and Duke, ages three and one. Along with Cody, they gave her the inspiration to write Shop Dogs of Canmore and are undoubtedly her favourite people in the world. Afton's writing has been published in several newspapers, magazines and online publications. She had an absolute blast trying her hand at photography for this book, and more projects will surely follow.