Cooper Harrison, a member of the Boston K-9 unit, never thought he would go back to his hometown, Harmony Farms. But when tragiedy strikes, Cooper is stunned by grief, Jobless, Cooper has little choice but to accept an offer for the postion of animal control officer in Harmony Farms. 

And so he finds himself back where he started. Where his father Bull, was once known as the town drunk. Where his borther Jimmy, was a delinquent and bully. Where he grew up as "one of those" Harrisons. Forced to face the past while dealing wiht the present, Cooper does his job with the deliberate detachment, refusing to get emotionally invested in any of the animals he rescues. Until he finds himself trying to rescue a wounded and gun-shy yellow lab gone feral....

The Dog Who Saved Me by Susan Wilson