Crown Prince DeGoff, better known as Garfy, is a purebred Collie with a long coat of yellow fur. He lives with a pleasant family who spends their time working on cars and driving, but they don't have little children. Garfy feels he might be better suited to a family with kids who need his love and protection. With his friend Stella, a white and brown rabbit, Garfy scopes out a new home, a family with two parents and five young children. He is determined to be adopted by them. Garfy believes he can make an important contribution to the hobby farm and the family. Based on true events, A Prince of a Dog tells the story about Garfy and his determined quest to find a new home.