Living in post-Civil War Texas, the Coates family are beyond poor.
The eldest son, Travis, strikes up a friendship with a dog, Yeller, when it appears on the family’s lot. A bond quickly forms between the two.
Gosh, hasn’t Disney changed since the ‘50s? Poverty, death, disease, pig attacks... It all comes to a head with a climax that has us screaming “then end! the end!” just like Phoebe in
Travis takes out his gun and becomes a man...