Buddy is a good dog. He thought he had found and fulfilled his purpose, over the course of several lives, in helping his beloved boy Ethan. On the farm, Buddy watches over Ethan's granddaughter, curious baby Clarity, trying to keep her out of mischief. He begins to realize that this is a little girl very much in need of a dog of her own.
Buddy discovers that he has a new destiny. Reborn, he's overjoyed when he is adopted by Clarity, new a vibrant but troubled teenager. When they are suddenly separated, Buddy despairs - who will take care of his girl? With her selfish mother determined to keep them apart, and an unpredictable, obsessive boyfriend, Clarity's life threatens to spiral out of control - she needs help more than ever, but can Buddy find his way back to her in time?
A charming and heartwarming story of hope, love and unending devotion, A Dog's Journey asks a question: Do we really take care of our pets, or do they take care of us? This is moving story of unwavering loyalty and a love that crosses all barriers.