It isn't just a Christmas miracle; it's Christmas magic! Stray pup and notorious escape artist Shelby, runs away from the pound and ends up in the home of Jake Parker (John Paul Ruttan of ROBOCOP) on Christmas Eve. Immediately the two are inseparable! Jake is an aspiring magician and Shelby soon becomes the best friend and magical assistant he's always wanted. The only thing standing between them and a perfect Christmas is the notorious local dogcatcher (Tom Arnold), who is hot on Shelby's tail! Can Jake, along with his siblings and visiting grandpa (Chevy Chase) - who knows a thing or two about messy vacations - pull off the ultimate magic trick and rescue Shelby, making him a part of the family forever? Jefferson Brown (MAKE YOUR MOVE) co-stars in this heartwarming family adventure about Christmas magic and holiday love.