The Dog Who Danced
When Justine Meade is persuaded to go cross country to be with her estranged family as her father dies, she reluctantly hitches a ride with Artie Schmidt, a local trucker, so that she can take her beloved Shetland Sheepdog, Mack, with her. When Arties abandons her at a rest stop, and unwittingly takes the dog, Justine sets off on a quest to find her best friend. Along the way she comes to terms with other abandonments in her life.
Ed and Alice Parmalee have suffered their own tragedy, and it has made them strangers to one another. When they find Mack, he helps them to heal their own relationship.