Readers of Mr. Rosenfelt's books already know his devotion to dogs, especially to Tara, the inspiration behind his work with his wife, Debbie Myers, rescuing dogs, and the namesake of their foundation. Without Tara, Rosenfelt tells us, they would likely never have become the nutty dog people they are now; "Dogtripping," his book recounting their trip across country with three RVs full of rescued dogs, would certainly never have been written or experienced; and he'd likely be getting a full night's sleep every night instead of being buried in a pig pile of dogs on his bed.
And of course, life would not have been nearly as rich and rewarding. So, as another tribute to Tara, Rosenfelt has written this lovely, funny, poignant collection of lessons learned, not just from Tara, but from many of the souls they have rescued over the years. The credit for all of the lives saved he gives to Tara: