Thursday, July 17, 2014

Guest Post By Bentley of "Bentley's Preemie Blessing"


Hi!  My name is Bentley!  I'm a shih-tzu poodle. I'm one of the characters in "Bentley's Preemie Blessings."  Michelle occasionally mentions me in blog posts and tweets, but I wanted to send out a personal "Woof" and tell you about myself.

Michelle adopted me from the Animal Relief Fund (ARF) in Hollywood, Maryland, about four and a half years ago. She had talked about getting a dog for a long time -- and finally took the plunge when she found me online. She says it was love at first sight.

I'm a Mama's boy. Michelle tells people that I'm like Velcro because I follow her everywhere.

When Michelle worked on Capitol Hill, I sometimes had the opportunity to accompany her. Walking through the halls of the prestigious Russell Senate Office Building was a big deal for a little dog like me.

I love going on walks, playing ball, and eating peanut butter. I also love to have my belly scratched.

My best friend is my little sister, Emily.  She can't throw a ball very far, but she tries hard to entertain me. She also gives me leftover and unwanted food.

I didn't meet Emily immediately after she was born. I had to wait 67 days to meet her. You can read about her stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and journey home to meet me.  Just buy a copy of "Bentley's Preemie Blessing " or better yet, enter to win a FREE autographed copy!  Maybe the autograph will even include my paw print, just for you!

2 comments:

  1. Guys, I have met Bentley in person, I am his favorite Aunt, and let me tell you, he is definately the sweetest dog ever. You will definately want to buy the book, if only to meet Bentley!

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  2. So cute. My cat Ginger invited herself into our home last September. She was 6 pounds and hungry. The vets estimated her age to be 8 to 10 months old.

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