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

Stepping Into the Light of 2017

2016 has been an amazing year with many accomplishments. We have welcomed in many new animals who needed us, and we have said farewell to some of our elders. We continue to be successful at both the California and Tennessee locations, and we have hosted thousands of guests from all over the world. We have witnessed many positive changes in the world that bring us much hope, and sadly we see so much…

The Signal Features The Gentle Barn

Read the article in The Signal that featured The Gentle Barn's Holiday Event in South Los Angeles: The Gentle Barn donates toys to more than 1,500 children in Los Angeles

Ellie's Interview with Yogi Times

Read Ellie's interview with Lindsay Sibson from Yogi Times

Making Wishes Come True

Several years ago, we started working with The Los Angeles Police Department and their PAL’s Program. Our role in the program was to bring children living in the projects in Watts to The Gentle Barn to practice kindness, compassion, and confidence,…

From the Mouths of Babes

When my daughter, Cheyanne, was two years old, she told me that when she grew up she wanted to be just like Michael Jackson. I wasn’t exactly sure what that meant at the time but I told her that she could be anything she wanted to be. She then…

The Ups and Downs of Rescue

There are so many wonderful moments for us at The Gentle Barn. We rescue animals who are pregnant, who have lived terrible lives and have suffered unmentionable acts of cruelty, who give birth to babies who will always be safe and respected with us. We bring animals home who are sick and…

Little One - Phase Three

Since we got her, Little One has overcome so much. When we met her, she was so scared of everything and everyone. She would tremble at the sound of my husband’s voice or if anyone came near. She would run and hide if she heard noises outside the house and she was terrified of our other dogs. Little…

Inside Scoop: Kiera in Tennessee

I have always had a deep love for animals-specifically companion animals, but as I got older and became more informed, I began looking into factory farming and organizations that were helping to end the suffering of those animals afflicted…

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