Named after a particularly spunky character in the Garfield comics, Odie is a 2-year-old Collie who earns his keep by working for Hunter, the youngest child of the Nichols family. He serves as an extra pair of eyes, or rather a nose, to sense Hunter’s needs and notify Hunter’s parents if something is wrong.
A nose for service
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