Author Solters, Denise
Born in Chicago and raised in southern California the eldest
daughter of six children, I began writing to express my feelings about
chaotic life in a large family. I developed an eating disorder in my
pre-teens. My love for dogs became my passion and therapy; the bond
between me and my dog helped me open my heart to unconditional love.
As an adult, I married and had a son, my love for him
motivated me to go to college where I received an A.A. degree in Child
Development. At twenty-seven I suffered cardiac arrest due to anorexia
and bulimia. After a year long hospital stay, my
I relocated to a sleepy central coast town where I could safely walk on the beach and enjoy the comforts of a small town life. I returned to
Due to my love for children and dogs, I realized I needed to improve my writing and share my stories and experience with others. I attended six years of college writing classes, workshops and conferences, and studied dog behavior extensively. The close bond Jetta and I shared inspired me to find her voice and share her love with the world. Jetta's Journey is written from Jetta's point of view beginning from puppyhood. Currently I am
Life of a service dog..