Everest is a very loving and playful dog who enjoys swimming, walks, and belly rubs.
Everest mainly serves as comic relief and invokes tender emotions within the reader.
However, she does play a major role by barking and snarling at Deputy Grady. This allows Sophie to speculate that perhaps he is not all as he appears, and digs deeper into the mystery and discovers he is in the elusive Silver Springs drug ring.
- Everest is one of Leslea Wahl's dogs in real life