A rescue dog’s funny story of how he faces the reality of his unusual new life.
When two glossy Sydney metro couples rescue an ordinary Aussie mutt from the Dog Pound, he wonders why… especially when they change his name to Elliott! But he soon realizes that Jamie, the alpha-male of one of the couples, has plans for him… big plans! It’s a humorous Australian rescue dog’s tell-all tale about how he becomes a celebrity and wins their love.
Previously a one-man companion pooch, Elliott soon finds he’s become a time share dog, shared between the two couples. But because he can read auras and understand every word of human talk, not just body language, Elliott learns fast. He discovers the reason he’s here is because ad man Jamie wanted an ordinary “everydog” for his TV commercial for Biffo ChunkY-Yums dog food, which, to his surprise, also stars Hedy, a glamorous Afghan Hound. If he can become a TV dog star, Elliott need never fear being sent back to the Dog Pound. So with dogged determination, the feisty dog even trains himself to wink, with humorous results. But that’s not all, while trying to win the love of his new human pack, Elliott falls in love with Alison, the stunning Airedale Terrier, and befriends the dogs next door, Spike, a Tibetan Mastiff, and Mitzi, a snooty Standard Poodle.
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Every Which Way But Home
Jolted from his cozy life when he accompanies his Boss, Ian, on an ill-fated trip, Barney is thrown into the unfamiliar world of Barranyup Dog Pound. Getting lost was his own fault – he's got nobody to blame but himself, as he admits. There's nothing worse for a dog than feeling sheepish!
Now that he's been incarcerated, the smart-arse young mutt must use his wits and his 'smarts' to survive this hostile environment.
Stunned and disappointed that Ian doesn't show to take him home, Barney's got to deal with his new situation. Can he learn to use the system under the guidance of Charlie, an ancient scarred Blue Heeler who takes him under his paw?
Or will it be "Bye, bye Cruel World" with Doc Soper's needle?
And then ... will there be life and love in a new home after the dog pound? Find out how it all happens in Every Which Way But Home, the humorous, yet touching, prequel to the Mutt to Megastar series.