Hank the Cowdog is having a string of rotten luck. First, he accidentally gets trapped in a cattle trailer and ends up stranded in town. Then, the dogcatcher picks him up and locks him in a cage! However, fate turns around when he meets up with Dogpound Ralph. The two dogs break free and strike out on the adventure of a lifetime. Suddenly, life just couldn’t be any better. Or could it?
Suspicious sounds coming from near the clothesline, leads to a midnight investigation of the ranch. Before he knows it, Hank finds himself caught up with his old friend Eddy the Rac—and face-to-face with one of a dog’s greatest enemies: the dreaded Laundry Monster! Or is it just Eddy the Rac up to his old tricks?
An unearthly being has burrowed in Sally May’s vegetable garden. Hank tries to dig the space monster robot out of its hole. But when Sally May catches Hank in the ruined garden she blames him. Ashamed, Hank hits the road. Beginning his exile he runs into his old friend, Madame Moonshine. Will she help Hank clear his good name?
It’s winter in the Texas Panhandle, and the ranch is covered in snow and ice. Hank decides to follow Pete the Barncat’s advice and bravely escorts Sally May’s car down the slick road. Before Hank realizes what’s happening, Sally May’s car skids into a snowdrift--and she is angrier than ever! And who does she blame but Hank! Is this just another stroke of bad luck for poor old Hank--or is it a malicious plot laid by his arch nemesis, Pete?
It’s Hank’s job to clear the ranch of all intruders--and that includes gophers. But when Hank’s efforts causes a stampede in the middle of the cattle roundup, Loper decides that he wants Hank to learn some manners, so he’s sending him to--gulp!--Obedience School. To Hank, this sounds like torture, complete with dank dungeons, torches burning on the walls, and menacing instructors who wield etiquette like weapons. Will he survive?
When Hank hears a rumor that the sky is going to fall from the ranch’s resident
rooster, he is naturally a bit skeptical. But then a report from Pete the Barncat and a strange dream seem to support the theory, and Hank realizes that he’d better take the threat seriously. So Hank decides that he’ll do whatever it takes to prevent the sky from falling on his beloved ranch. Even if it means getting into trouble with Sally May (again)...
Someone has been stealing feed out of the feed shed, and Hank knows that it’s his job to do whatever he can to help nab the culprit. Slim sets a live-animal trap in the shed, and Hank checks it in the middle of the night. Unfortunately, the trap is a little trickier than Hank anticipated, and in the process of his investigation Hank manages to get himself...well...trapped. Can Hank find a way out of this sticky situation?
Hank runs into a dispute with a giant bullfrog over the Emerald Pond. Then, there’s a battle with a...Monster. It’s too scary to tell what kind of monster it is! However, things get really tough when Hank is entrusted with the job of guarding Little Alfred’s soon-to-be prize winning chicks. They’re cute, but they also look delicious! Will Hank be able to put aside his doggie instincts or will his appetite finally get the best of him?
Sally May takes the family on a vacation, but there’s never a dull moment on the ranch. Hank learns about a tool thief on the loose who uses a monkey to help him do his dirty work. And before long, Hank finds himself face-to-face with the pilfering primate! Can Hank catch the criminals, or will the crooks make a monkey out of him?