When a bear attacks the family farm and kills their livestock, D.J. Dillon wants to get a collie dog. D.J.'s father has other ideas, and gives the boy an ugly mutt that is supposedly experienced at bear-hunting. The family soon realizes the dog is afraid of bears! D.J. is assigned to train the dog, which puts both D.J. and the dog in many hair-raising situations. This Christian series by Lee Roddy will appeal to fans of dog, animal, hunting, or adventure stories. Approx. 127 pgs, pb.