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Deanna Boudrieau, at left, Megan Beasley and James Boudrieau continue to nurse ailing horses back to health.
In 2002 a pastor at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church had a vision about the church helping a school in need. He mentioned his idea to the congregation during a church service, asking attendants if they could help identify a school in the Amphitheatre School District that could use their help.
Dogs, cats, and other animals find their ways to animal shelters in numerous ways. Some have been carelessly abandoned, others have run away from home and are lost, there are those caught up in unfortunate dog fighting rings or hoarding situations. In some cases, authorities step in and the mistreated animals are placed.