For the past 9 months I have been blessed with the opportunity to photograph some amazing events and therapy sessions with Hand in Paw. If you haven't heard of Hand in Paw you should definitely look them up! Hand in Paw is an organization that sends out Animal-Assisted Therapy teams all over Birmingham to aid in improving the health and overall well-being of all they encounter. Teams with dogs, cats and even goats visit different hospitals, schools and corporate offices around the city.
While photographing numerous visits and events with Hand in Paw I have gotten to witness first hand how these teams are able to bring overwhelming joy and love to all they meet. I feel so honored that I get the chance to witness and photograph the amazing work this organization does. Sometimes it is so hard for me to express in words just how much something means to me and how much I am affected by something wonderful. This is when I am glad to be a photographer, because I feel like my images tend to say what I can't.
For more information about Hand in Paw please visit their website