When Joaquin met Joji Tanaka, they didn’t really get along. But one day Joji calls and invites Joaquin out to dinner at Villa Bovine. Joji suggests starting over and getting to know each other properly. Joaquin thinks that sounds reasonable, and dinner is great.
When the adoption officer brings over a puppy needing a home, Joaquin immediately falls for the cute little Icelandic Sheepdog. He names the little guy Oscar, and gives him a snuggle.
Tech-savvy hunk Sergio Romeo and his brash DJ housemate Joaquin Le Chien have a pretty sweet pad on The Island in Windenburg. But it’s missing something – the sound of paws running around! Joaquin asks Sergio if he thinks having a canine companion would be a good idea?
With an inspiring view over the city from her Uptown San Myshuno apartment, Katherine West practises her painting skills. She paints a flower, although it ends up looking a bit amateurish. At least she thinks so. Being an arts critic for the San Myshuno Times, she’s not afraid to be harsh on herself.
Paul Romeo asks his son Sergio if he gets enough exercise, working all day in front of a computer. Sergio reassures his dad that Windenburg is great for jogging and there’s a large gym in town. He also reassures his mother Katherine that he’ll make use of the key they gave him and drop by their San Myshuno apartment to see them more often.
Penny goes to a dance party at The Bluffs in Windenburg, and a guy on the dance floor catches her eye. They flirt with each other, and Penny moves in to introduce herself. His name is Farhan Boyd, and Penny enjoys his company for a hedonistic evening of dance, drinks and romance.
Penny Pizzazz knocks on her neighbour’s door to complain about loud noises. Cat Espinosa answers the door in a towel and excitedly reveals that she and her boyfriend Karim admitted they’re both in love with each other. That’s huge news, and being a romantic, Penny encourages her friend to get back in there with him and celebrate.