Miko wants a pet dog more than anything. His friend Mimiki will pretend to be a dog for a little while, but he won’t go on a leash. No doubt about it—Miko needs a real dog. But Mama says Miko will have to wait until he’s older. He’s so disappointed, until he hears barking from the next door neighbor’s yard, and Miko gets the chance to prove how good he can be with a dog.
This cute story is perfect for family pet discussions, and also demonstrates the power of compromise.