Joe escapes after being unfairly accused of attacking his master, Sgt. Cory. Before the sergeant can help it, his superiors put a price on the head of Joe's and a bounty hunter (James Griffith) accepts the challenge. A reward is offered by Sgt. Cory (Arch Whiting)for the recovery of his valuable army-trained German shepherd, Joe, and a bounty hunter with his Doberman Pinscher hunt him down in the live-action adventure.