Toby - This is the main character, a puppy born to a feral mother who lives with her puppies in a den among the roots of a large tree by a creek.
Senora - This character is a white-haired woman who keeps too many dogs in a yard surrounded by a tall wooden fence.
Mother - This is a feral dog with four puppies who tries to teach them to fear humans, to forage for food from garbage bags behind houses, and to evade cars and trucks.
Fast - This character is Toby's brother who plays with his sister most of the time.
Hungry - This character is Toby's sickly brother who never seems to get enough food, sleeps most of the time, and dies young.
Sister - This character is Toby's only female sibling who avoids capture by the truck at first but is captured later...
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