Author: Laura Hooper-Beck

Laura Beck is a writer and animal lover who lives each day like it's her rockin' last. Full Name: Laura Hooper Beck Location: Berkeley, CA Where You Can Find Me on the Internet: Twitter, my Website What I Do for a Living: Write! What I Do for Fun: Write! JK, I hug my dogs, eat lots of food, and yell at my boyfriend to bring me more bonbons. The Furry Members of My Household Are: Hazel, 9, pit bull and model; Toby, 11, sheepdog/muppet mix My Favorite Things to Write About Are: Dogs and food, but just not together My Pet Peeve Is: People who have to immediately wash their hands after they touch my dogs. I know it's the sanitary thing to do, but it still pisses me off! My Guilty Pleasures Are: All my pleasures are fully pleasurable! Okay, maybe Steven Seagal: Lawman. I Deal with Dog/Cat Hair: I've given in. Let go and let god! What I Want to Be When I Grow Up: A dog in my parents' house. SPOILED ROTTEN. Seriously, they even just go to the bathroom in the house if they feel like it and my parents clean it up. I could get used to that kind of service!