The classic story of a sad, perfect stray puppy looking for a home.
The difference about The Dog Who Belonged to No One is the time period - Victorian. Indulging in these illustrations is just about as good as it can get on a dreary Fall day. (On any day, really, this book is not necessarily a Fall book. It just feels that way.)
Lia is a girl whose parents are bakers on the edge of town. The dog with crooked ears finds her and the rest is history.