In a little yellow house lived a big black dog. The big black dog loved to bounce.

He had everything he could ever need, but Black Dog was unhappy. His human worked most of the day, so they could only play late in the afternoon.

In the big house next door lived a little girl and her two spotty dogs. One morning when Black Dog’s owner left for work, he heard the little girl laughing.

“It would be fun to have someone to play with,” Black Dog sighed.

So he started to bounce. He bounced…and bounced…and bounced…