Bella the Jack Russell terrier loves being in the spotlight, and is very good at acting, but her dog brother, Chewy the German shepherd, always seems to get the big roles. Includes information about the breed and the role of the working dog.
Jax, a Great Pyrenees, tells of a night when, after the lead livestock guardian dog is injured by a coyote, he must take charge of protecting the flock aided only by a young pup. Includes facts about Great Pyrenees and the role of the working dog.
After avalanche rescue dog Ava, a chocolate Labrador retriever, finally gets to help her handler, Nate, with a real rescue, she realizes that her job at the ski resort includes other important tasks, too.
When Nurse Penny loses her smile, three of her young patients provide encouragement, which leads to an impromptu school assembly at which Nurse Penny educates students about head lice, with which she, herself, is afflicted.
Spend the day in the life of a detection dog! Tucker the beagle is more than just a friendly face at the airport. As part of the "Beagle Brigade," he helps keep out invasive species that could hurt the environment. It's a job that would be almost impossible for humans--but for Tucker, it's all in a day's work.
Sammy, a golden retriever, becomes a guide dog for Jessie, a college freshman who is blind, and constantly watches their big-city surroundings to keep her safe. Includes back matter about the breed and the role of the working dog.
Border collie Skye, a trained therapy dog now learning search and rescue in a national park in California, has her first opportunity to help when a sixteen-year-old boy goes missing. Includes information about border collies and working dogs.