The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
Billee and Joe (two dogs) Timeline and Summary
- These two huskies are acquired by Perrault.
- Billee gets beaten up by Spitz, but Joe holds his own.
- Billee teaches Buck how to sleep in the snow.
- Joe loses an eye and Billee an ear in the fight with the feral dogs.
- Joe is kept in line by Buck, whereas Spitz was not able to punish him.
- When Billee is too weary to rise, Hal kills him by knocking him in the head with a club.
- Joe dies with the rest of the dog team when the bottom drops out of the trail.