Rottie, Tazzie, a main character in His Name Was Ben, featured in reader’s review.

The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

For those of you have been following my blog for a while you know that it was the loss of my 15+ year old rottweiler, one of the great loves of my life, that inspired me to donate all profits from my first book to the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County ( The profits from His Name Was Ben are going to Canine Adoption Rescue League (

Photo on 2010-12-23 at 19.53 Portrait I painted of Tazzie when she was a teenager. She was a purebred rottie sold through a pet store to a couple who had her a month or two and brought her to a kill shelter when she was hit by a truck and broke her femur. It was an aligned fracture, easy to fix, and so me the nurse went to walk dogs one day and brought her home. That leg never bothered her into…

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