Jerry (Bernstein) is a troubled young man a loner with a checkered past who is facing an even bleaker future. His defense attorney Tom (Caulfield) sees something in Jerry that no one else does and decides to take him under his wing. Jerry needs a job to help him get on the right track and Tom has the perfect solution. Tom's daughter Susan (Kalanj) is a dog trainer at a local school and in need of some help Under Susan's guidance Jerry is placed with an abandoned dog name Toby and the pair form an instant bond while learning the ropes of dog training. Jerry begins to slowly come out of his shell as he learns that love loyalty responsibility and hard work can lead to some pretty fantastic events.