Emma is about to celebrate her fifth birthday. What she wants most of all is a dog. But Emmas's mom, who is a vet, says that one must be a little older to take care of a dog. But Emma insists that five years is more than old enough! Casper dreads to start a new daycare. But when he arrives in the kinder garden, he meets Emma. She also has a stuffed animal that comes alive, and from that day Casper and Emma are best friends.