Cherie J. for guessing correctly that Attila is a Shar Pei. Cherie, email your mailing address, please.
Now for an extra little tidbit from Tosca. She's holding a speculative fiction contest on her website:
"The proposal prize is that my agent, Joyce Hart, will look at it, and the excerpt prize is a critique from my acquiring editor, Jeff Gerke. :)"
So get those fingers moving and start submitting. The deadline is November 15. Full details available here.