‘For now Patch is just a Helper Pup,’ Joe said. ‘But one day . . .’
Eleven-year-old Joe is dreading his first Christmas without Dad.
But then Mum suggests they volunteer for Helper Dogs and train puppies to help people in need.
Joe has always wanted a dog and when he meets golden Labrador Patch he knows he’s found him. With Joe’s love and training, can Patch go from playful pupy to heroic helper – and mend Joe’s broken heart along the way?