Enzo, a German shepherd poodle cross and the narrator of the story, was born on a farm just out side Spangle. He was picked by Denny who was a talented race car driver. Then lived in a small apartment in Washington. While Denny is at work Enzo developed a love for TV.
Denny brought home a girl called Eve, soon after, they marry and had a little girl Called Zoë. Life was perfect until Eve fell ill. When Eve went away she left Enzo home alone and the evil zebra destroyed all Zoe's toys. Eve's condition deteriorated and she died. Eve's parents decided they wanted to keep Zoe and Denny wanted her back.