Kyle Graham is a boy who has autism. He doesn't talk to his family or anyone and it starts to cause problems with his parents marriage. They decide to get him a golden retriever dog to see if it would help him. At first they do not get along. When his grandparents try and get him more involved with the dog is when Kyle starts to get to like the dog. Kyle begins to hate his dog agane when his grandparents die. His parents try and help him but nothing works. Kyle ends up getting worse so his parents have to help him get along with the dog agane.