The effects of abuse, poverty, racism, homophobia, sexism, and desperation make it nearly impossible for Keema to open her heart. That is, until a chance encounter with a dog changes the trajectory of her life. By walking rescue dogs and connecting with their humans, Keema discovers for the first time what love is.
Despite all the trauma that Keema describes and the obvious pain still so close to the surface, this film is upbeat without being inauthentic. The series of doggy cameos at the end strikes a perfect balance—shows the mutual of the rescues.”
This is a story about mutual rescue and also a story about mutual miracles.”