Retells the true adventure of Max who becomes lost and severely injured but makes his way over rugged terrain reaching a cabin where he is befriended and rushed to a vet. Almost totally emaciated from his ordeal, Max's chances for recovery are slim. Still, his indomitable will bolsters him against all obstacles. A tag with his owner's telephone number allows the kindly strangers to notify the owners of Max's condition. Helped by several specialists and the devotion of his family, Max eventually recovers. Pepper's Ordeal is the true story of another of Kyra Wayne's beloved Dobermans. An open gate leads Pepper to a sinister character and rusty cages full of raging pitbulls. After some shrewd detective work, Kyra and a pair of courageous boys rescue Pepper from a dogfight training farm, but not without an encounter with the woman with 'one long earring'.