Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.

The Gentle Barn Animals

Amelia - Goat - California

Amelia was rescued from severe abuse and neglect with her sister. She was infested with lice and parasites, grossly underweight, malnourished and terrified of humans. Slowly her body is regaining strength and she is learning…

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Bella - Goat - California

Bella was attacked by a dog, left for days with no medical attention and then brought to the pound by her owner. The pound didn't have resources to care for goats and were going to put her down. We took her to the hospital…

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Sun Dance - Goat - California

Sun Dance was brought to the animal shelter as a new born. Unfortunately animal control does not have the staff to bottle feed newborn animals, so they were gong to euthanize him. We happened to be there to save a dog…

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Patience - Goat - California

Patience was saved from a backyard butcher where she was dying from starvation and illness. With no medical care, love or proper food, she would have died had we not rescued her. We spent months healing her until her belly…

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Brave Heart - Goat - California

Brave Heart was being raised to be eaten, but ran away. Safe now at The Gentle Barn he delights us with his funny pranks and puppy like charm. He is growing fast but there will always be a young, mischievous twinkle in…

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Lela - Goat - California

Lela was rescued from a backyard butcher with her mother. She was so sick when we found her, riddled with parasites, emaciated, with an eye infection, a runny nose and a high fever. It took weeks for her to get well.…

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Reina - Goat - California

Reina was rescued with many other goats from severe abuse and neglect. She was infested with lice and parasites, grossly underweight, malnourished, sick and terrified of humans. Her body has finally healed, but healing her…

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Hannah - Goat - California

Hannah was rescued from severe abuse and neglect with her sister. She was infested with lice and parasites, grossly underweight, malnourished and terrified of humans. Slowly her body is regaining strength and she is learning…

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Pebbles - Goat - California

Pebbles was very sick for a long time after being saved from abuse and neglect at the hands of a backyard butcher. She was so thin and sick it was painful to watch…

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Emily - Goat - California

Emily was rescued from a backyard butcher where she was starving, scared and very sick. When we brought her home it took a long time for her fever to break and for her to gain weight. Her nose ran for weeks and she seemed…

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Gus - Goat - California

Gus was rescued from severe abuse and neglect when he was only 8 months old. He was riddled with lice and parasites, malnourished and terribly thin. It took many months and much care for his body to recover and his heart…

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Ryan - Goat - California

Ryan was rescued from a backyard butcher who was very cruel to the animals and gave them no food, water or shelter. Once intended for slaughter, Ryan will now live out the rest of his days at The Gentle Barn with his…

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Bluebell - Goat - California

Bluebell was rescued from severe abuse and neglect. She was dying when we found her and we brought her back to life after months of hard work and care. Now she has only the best food and the cleanest water and she will…

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Sponsorship Benefits

When you sponsor an animal for yourself or as a gift, you will receive in the mail a Certificate of Sponsorship, your animal friend's bio, and a beautiful 5x7 photo!

You will also receive monthly updates by email letting you know how your animal friend is doing as well as an updated photo.