A 2019 headline could have read "Ravenous Goats Credited With Thwarting California Wildfire." If Time Magazine also published an "Animal of the Year" issue, in addition to "Person of the Year," goats would have had a good shot at that distinction.
This tale is about how one dog who decided to abandon the security of his hearth and home, to seek adventure. Perhaps his backyard was becoming to hum-drum. Perhaps he lacked companionship. Perhaps, he just craved the wide open space of what nature could afford him.