Cast: Blake Heron, J. Madison Wright, Scott Wilson, Michael Moriarty
When Marty finds a runaway beagle on a bridge, he does everything in his power to save the dog from its abusive owner. He secretly shelters the frightened dog in his home and cares for it.
What Parents Like: Based on the Phyllis Reynolds Naylor book, the story raises ethical questions about abuse and lying.
What Kids Like: Marty is a hero who takes action for what he believes is just. The transformation of Shiloh from a scared and cowering dog into a healthy and strong best friend is uplifting -- and a testament to the power of healing.