Owner: Karen and Jamie Jamison
Location: St. Helena, Calif.
Dog Name: Ella Fitzgerald
Breed: Golden Retriever and Catahoula mix
In a Word: Loving
Job Title: Director of Rabbit Relocation
Affiliated Business: Jamie is the GM and Wine Director at Brix Restaurant, a Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence winner in Napa Valley. Ella loves to chase rabbits in the garden and vineyards there.
Star Quality: Plays hard, snuggles hard
Favorite Possesion: Extra-large bacon-scented ball
Favorite Getaway: She’s a beach babe. Loves Sea Ranch but any beach will do.
Forgivable Flaw: Probably the messiest dog ever to live. Leaves a trail of Rutherford dust wherever she goes.
Short Story: Ellie belly-escaped from her fenced yard and was promptly arrested by a Napa County sheriff driving by. The officer knocked on our door and released her into our custody.