This story takes you with Zoe,a girl who lives with her grandma nad her cousin Maggie.She has a dog named Sneakers who is very not-behaved. She helps work with her grandma as a vert volunteer along 4 other children who all love animals. In this adventure the story meets Zoe's favorite customer ,cute little Shih Tzu Yum-Yum.Yum-Yum is owned by Jane,a hairstyliist and she loves t do Yum-Yum's hair too ! Well Yum-Yum who is very well trained goes to the hospitial and sees kids wit cancer.It helps cheer them up and get happiness. When one little girl mentions that YUM-Yum has stinky breath Jane gets allworried because she does brush his teeth everyday and he has treatments.After they leave the hospitial they go see Zoe's grandma for a checkup on Yum-Yum. The results aren't very well. They found a cancerous tumor ,will they have to say Good Bye ? This is a great book and I really loved it. I am an animal lover so that's one reason I loved this book.It also is realistic,not everything is all happy all the time ,this book was also very sad as you feel like you become Zoe you feel like her ,cry with her, and rejoice with her. I believe any animal lover ought to read this.