By Lee Charles Kelley
Kennel proprietor and ex-big urban cop Jack box cares extra approximately canines than he does approximately humans -- aside from his lady-love, attractive neighborhood medical expert Dr. Jamie Cutter.
That's why he can't stand round and do not anything while a helpless dogs is unfairly accused . . . of murder!
The police up the following within the Maine boondocks have came upon the physique of a kingdom very best courtroom Justice in his automobile -- his throat ripped to shreds -- and they're definite the wrongdoer is Roark, the probably vicious boxer within the again seat. Jack, even though, has severe doubts.
So, after first rescuing Roark from the specialists, Jack is set to smell out the genuine offender with assistance from his partner-in-crime-solving Jamie and a passel of playful beagles, together with a particularly proficient puppy named Maggie. yet sticking his nostril the place it isn't welcome might end up a most threatening video game certainly . . .
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