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

Violet - Sheep - California

Violet was saved from a backyard butcher where she was starving and had an eye infection, parasites, and a high fever. On top of all that she had a virus that caused open sores on her mouth that were contagious to animals…

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Harmony - Sheep - California

Harmony was born at The Gentle Barn from a mom rescued from severe abuse and neglect. Unlike her mom, Harmony will only know kindness, respect, safety and love and will get to stay at The Gentle Barn for the rest of…

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Chrissy - Sheep - California

Chrissy and her twin brother Danny were born at The Gentle Barn from a mom rescued from the backyard butcher. Unlike their mom, they will only know kindness, respect, safety and love and get to stay together for the rest…

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Sapphire - Sheep - California

Sapphire was rescued with her daughter from a backyard butcher where she was filthy, covered in thorns, sick, malnourished and scared to death. With good nutrition,…

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Stanley - Sheep - California

Stanley was used at an agricultural school to teach the students how to "work" with animals. By the time he was two months old, he had his tail cut off, his testicles cut off, a whole punched in his ear, his horns burned,…

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Rosie - Sheep - California

Rosie and her twin sister, Sophia Grace were born at The Gentle Barn from a mom rescued from the backyard butcher. Unlike their mom, Rosy and her sister will only know kindness, respect, safety and love and will get to…

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Darling - Sheep - California

Darling was born a twin and rejected by her mom. With no one else to care for her and nowhere else to go, she came home to The Gentle Barn where we raised her, bottle fed her and became her family. She is now big and strong…

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Martin - Sheep - California

Martin was born at The Gentle Barn after his mom was rescued from a backyard butcher just in time. He is strong and healthy and loves to run and jump and play. Unlike his mom who had a hard life before coming to us, Martin…

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Mango - Sheep - California

Mango was rescued from a backyard butcher where she suffered horribly with no food, water or shelter. We saved her and her tiny son from slaughter and brought her to the safety of The Gentle Barn to heal and be happy.…

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Fawn - Sheep - California

Fawn was rescued from a backyard butcher where she was going to be slaughtered. She was not given any food, water or shelter and lived in constant terror. Fawn and many others were confiscated from the butcher and…

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Sweetheart - Sheep - California

Sweetheart was born at The Gentle Barn on Valentine's Day to her mom, Sunshine, who was rescued from the backyard butcher. Unlike her mom, Sweetheart will only know kindness, respect, safety and love and will get to stay…

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Danny - Sheep - California

Danny and his twin sister, Chrissy were born at The Gentle Barn from a mom rescued from the backyard butcher. Unlike their mom, they will only know kindness, respect, safety and love and get to stay together for the rest…

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Bull Sheep - Sheep - California

Bull sheep was born a twin and rejected by his mom at birth. He was raised by a loving family but had to come to The Gentle Barn when the neighbors complained to animal control that having a sheep was not allowed on their…

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Thumper - Sheep - California

Thumper was rescued with his mom from a backyard butcher where he would have ultimately been slaughtered. When he arrived he was very ill and scared, so we set to work to heal his body and his heart. He will live the…

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Sunshine - Sheep - California

Sunshine was rescued from a backyard butcher where she was waiting to be slaughtered. She lived in constant fear as well as illness and hunger. It may take us years to win her trust, but we won't quit until we have it,…

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Toulouse - Sheep - California

Toulouse lived in a home with a family who loved her. She even watched TV with them. When the neighbors complained to the animal control and threw bricks at her, Toulouse was brought to The Gentle Barn for her own safety.…

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Shirley Temple - Sheep - California

Shirley Temple was rescued from a backyard butcher where she was taken away from her mom at an early age. When she arrived, she was scared, alone, sick and starving, so we took her in and became her family. Every day…

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Snow White - Sheep - California

Snow White was rescued with her mom from a backyard butcher where she was cold, sick, scared and waiting for slaughter. It was so painful to see someone so young be so terrified, the innocence stolen from her. We worked…

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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.