The Dawg Who Saved Christmas by Kam Ruble
Approx. 10,790 words.
Published on January 4, 2010 by
Blue Leaf Publications.
The story of two brothers, Randy and Jay, who are killed and go to Heaven where they meet God who returns them both to earth as Dawg Eyes (a collie dog) and Chipper (a parrot) to not only help the local police apprehend their murderer but also to save the town's Christmas.