The Pengelly family is near their home in Cornwall, England when out of nowhere, Lob, a dog, is eager to be friends with Sandy. Lob keeps finding her, even though she lives far from him. The characters are the Pengelly family, Mr. Dodsworth and Lob.
Lob lived with a mr.Dodsworth ,but he kept coming to the pengelly house,witch was a four hundred mile walk. Finally, Mr.Dodsworth offered Lob to the family, and they took him.
Sandy and Lob were told to go to her Aunt's house to keep her compony for the night.On the walk there a car screeched out of control and hit sandy and Lob.
Sandy is in the hospital, in a coma and no one can find Lob.
Granny pierce notices a dog outside the hospital and persuades the doctor let Lob in.
She came out of her coma and then realized how much Lob loved sandy.still it is a mystery if lob is dead or alive.