When newly divorced Ellen has trouble sleeping, her friend, Alexandra, tells her, "Get a dog." A visit to the local shelter brings Skip into her life. The injured Golden Retriever is soon running things, arranging her romances, and teaching her to laugh again. When she begins to date, he disapproves the dentist and the salesman, and even threatens to bite the bartender. Will the handsome Vegas firefighter make Skip wag his tail? Anyone who ever loved a dog will laugh along with Skip, a most unusual canine.