Colin is fascinated with the aged guard dog at the corner store. He names it Smokey and sneaks the dog treats. Smokey belongs to a company that supplies working dogs to local businesses. Colin is thrilled to get a job working for Smokey's company, until he learns about the mistreatment of the animals. When Colin can't shake his suspicion that someone in the company is involved in a rash of thefts, he tries to quit. But Colin knows too much, and his boss won't let him go.