Maggie, a single mom, visits the local animal shelter and adopts a Labrador Retriever for her son, Ethan. But things get complicated when they discover that the pup ended up at the pound after chasing a cat and losing his original family: bachelor-dad Jack and his daughter, Olivia. As the foursome spends time together over the bond of this dog, they realize that they have more in common than their canine companion and find the true meaning of the holiday season.
When two kids from different families adopt the same dog for Christmas, what do they do when everyone falls in love with the adorable canine? Maggie and Jack, both single parents, come to a decision that has both families sharing custody of the dog. Bear does his part to unite the two families, but along the way problems arise.Everyone is getting along well and feelings are starting to grow between the single parents and children. But Maggie’s ex-boyfriend decides to get back into the picture and a colleague steals her ideas at work, making uneasy situations for everyone. Fortunately, the truth will come out. This is a wonderful family movie that all will love, especially those who love our dogs and their instincts. It also promotes the importance of micro-chips in dogs so that when they are lost the rightful owners can be found.