Six year old Jon Baker and his 5 year old cousin, Brad, grew up on a farm in the early 1900's. These mischievous boys find themselves in precarious situations as they explore the world around them. When a buffalo stampede threatens their lives, they huddle together in the dust storm, thinking they will not survive. Suddenly, they realize they are being saved by a huge white buffalo standing guard over them! Thus begins their fascination and longing for a buffalo of their own. When Jon's dad makes their wish come true, the adventures of having a pet buffalo begin!