Ruth is very sad when her big brother Ben goes away to university. To cheer her up, Mum and Dad take her to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home to choose her very own beagle puppy, Misty! Misty and Ruth enter the local fair's Best in Show competition, but when the next-door neighbour's window is smashed during training they are banned from competing! Will Ruth manage to change Mum's mind before it's too late? And have she and Misty got the skills to take gold? Contains LOADS of information about Battersea Dogs & Cats Home - including how to adopt your very own dog or cat, dos and don'ts of looking after them, and fun pet-themed puzzles! Featuring a photo and fact-file of a real-life dog from Battersea!