Tallydab is the fourth of the five high counselors of Noland, and the lord high steward. He is fat, but solemn and dignified.
Tallydab has a dog named Ruffles who was granted the ability to speak by the Magic Cloak of Princess Fluff. When Queen Lulea took back the Magic Cloak, Ruffles no longer spoke, but Tallydab contented himself by remembering how intelligent his dog was. (Queen Zixi of Ix)