A young boy and his family adopt a cute dachshund who happens to have a remarkable racing pedigree. Only time will tell if little "Shelly" and her new family are up for the challenges of entering the nation's greatest wiener dog race. And when a wealthy and unscrupulous competitor tries to rig the competition, Shelly's skills are really put to the test. Ultimately this little dog unites the family and reminds everyone about honor, values and pride! One Nation, one race, one wiener!