This story illustrates the need for proper fencing on the property. The former owners had an electric fence installed for horses, but Jack doesn’t wanttoshocktheanimals.Heshowed everyone the spacious area, just out- side of one of the barn doors, which would be an ideal pig run. Seeking funding and manpower for fencing is a priority, Jack said, and one of the jobs he would like volunteers to help take on. Other duties would include grass-cutting, weed trimming and cleaning out the stalls. Future plans are for a vegetable garden and a fruit orchard to feed the animals. Creating an education centre for students in the barn loft, or a space for corporate retreats, are other goals. “We want to create a family of friendswhowanttomakeadifference to needy animals,” Jack explained. Jack’s day job is working at the successful marketing company he es- tablished 33 years ago. A pescatarian, his passion has always been animal welfare. Jack and Rita have rescued many dogs and cats. Pegasus is all about bringing together like-minded people who share a love of animals. The first volunteer at Pegasus is Taylor Vaz of Oshawa, who is a University of Guelph student study- ing Animal Bio Sciences. A former resident of Port Perry, Taylor learned aboutPegasusfromhermotherCheryl Barclay, who works at a local bank. “I’ve never had experience with ...................... Please turn to page 6 Pegasus (continued from page 3) Taylor Vaz, Pegasus Animal Sanctuary’s first volunteer to sign on, is loving the experience of working with the farm animals. ...................... Please turn to page 6 FOCUS - JULY 2018 5 Free no obligation consultation • Complete and Partial Denture Services • Same Day Relines and Repairs • Implant Supported/Retained Dentures • Sports Mouth Guards • Tooth Whitening PORT PERRY DENTURE CLINIC 6 High St., Unit 4, Port Perry, ON L9L 1H8 905.985.8028 DUNN DENTURE CLINIC 196 Bond St. East, Oshawa, ON L1G 1B3 905.576.5541 2 Locations to Serve You ALL INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED! Mike Dunn DD Mike Dunn & family have been restoring the smiles of Durham Region residents for over 40 years. They pride themselves in providing nothing less than the best quality and service to their clients. Celebrating 23 years in Port Perry