by Jody Lynn Nye
Colony after colony, a strange epidemic is spreading. Dr. Shona Taylor is determined to find the cure before it’s too late. And she is not alone. By her side is a menagerie of very special assistants: An Abyssinian cat, a family of mine-canary mice, a pair of dwarf rabbits, an alien ottle, and a Bernese Mountain dog named Saffie, whose genetically altered immune system can synthesize vaccines.