MPW.67 / 2015 Rough Road Rescuers by Jasper Doest
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Story Summary

After years of working in cardiovascular research and running a bar in Perryville, Steve and Linda Svehla decided to dedicate their lives rescuing injured and abused animals. Being the only licensed animal center within Perry County, Steve and Linda are on joint missions of rescuing animals in need, educating the community and searching out new homes for each individual animal. However, the work doesn’t come without consequences as their ambitions have taken a toll on their personal relationship.

Despite the difficulties, they know their love for animals will keep them going strong until the very end.