The Hundred and One Dalmatians Author:Dodie Smith A Dog-napping! All over the country Dalmatian puppies disappeared in the clutches of the unbelievably vicious Cruella deVil. It was up to Pongo and Missis, "a young married couple of Dalmatians," to save their fifteen puppies. Fortunately, they have Mr. and Mrs. Dearly and all the country's dogs to aid their search.