This short documentary shares the stories of two people partnered with service dogs as well as a service dog trainer in a series of three vignettes. Each story takes a closer look at these incredible animals and how they impact the lives of those around them.

A Helping Paw was created in cooperation with PAALS (, an organization dedicated to training service dogs and matching them with people with disabilities in South Carolina.

Official Selection of the 2015/16:
Middle Coast Film Festival
Orlando Film Festival
Big Mini Media Festival
Richmond International Film Festival

Recipient of generous grants from:
University of South Carolina's Magellan Scholarship
The Walt Hanclosky Social Issue Production Award (in cooperation with the Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation)

Faith Cox - Director / Editing
Andrew Zah - Sound Production
Kennan Banks - Videography (
Christian Harper - Videography (