Truman Blue mysteriously defied all odds to become the inspiration for a cozy mystery. The author was permanently heartbroken because of the loss of her soul dog, Timber and vowed to never get another dog (she already had 3). A year-and-a-half later, she started thinking about the possibility and she made an impossible list.
- Blue merle coloring
- Big hound type
- Very responsive to people
- Therapy dog material
- Laid back but not lazy
- An Australian Shepherd mix or possibly a Bloodhound mix
He was listed on Petfinder as an Australian Shepherd/Bloodhound mix. After the author adopted him, she had his DNA analyzed. He did not have a drop of Aussie blood. He is 2/3 Labrador, 1/4 Bloodhound 1/8 Pit bull, 1/8 Boxer, a dash of middle eastern hound…probably greyhound.