My Pal Scout, model 8079, is a switch operated toy designed for use children with learning, fine motor or neurological disabilities. When the user presses a capability switch (not included), Scout plays music, learning songs and games. The toy comes pre-loaded with 5 songs, and an additional 30 tunes are available online. This stuffed puppy connects to a personal computer via a USB cord (included) after which the toy's music can be customized, and it can be further personalized with the child's name and favorite food, animal and color. A computer and Internet connection are required for personalization. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 10 x 5.5 x 9.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.75 pounds. COLOR: Green and white with black eyes and nose.