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  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Gary, Dylan (11), and Cindy Peterson watch as the beagles play at their animal rescue for beagles which they run out of their home in Prairieville. They have about 20 beagles there at any given time, the beagles having been found abandoned, often by hunters.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Lucky, bottom, jumps up as Cindy Peterson and Dylan Peterson, 11, watch as the beagles gather at their home. Gary and Cindy Peterson run an animal rescue for beagles out of their home in Prairieville. They have about 20 beagles there at any given time, the beagles having been found abandoned, often by hunters.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Talking about routine, Gary and Cindy Peterson run an animal rescue for beagles out of their home in Prairieville. They have about 20 beagles there at any given time, the beagles having been found abandoned, often by hunters.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Cindy Peterson dotes on Angel, a 16-year-old rescue beagle. Gary and Cindy Peterson run an animal rescue for beagles out of their home in Prairieville. They have about 20 beagles there at any given time, the beagles having been found abandoned, often by hunters.

  • Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- A beagle cools off in a pool at Gary and Cindy Petersons Prairieville home. The Petersons run Hokie's Hounds, a beagle rescue organization.