Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

                                                   

I started volunteering at the Gentle Barn shortly after my mom passed away. I had been taking care of her for about 9 months before she passed. I didn't want to go back to work and I was very lonely. I checked out the Gentle Barn and knew that's where…

Dudley Found Love

         

Dudley has had a long and amazing adventure, and is finally home at The Second Gentle Barn in Knoxville, Tennessee. He has a prosthetic foot that fits him perfectly and he spends his…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

                      


When I visited the Gentle Barn for the first time, I knew almost immediately that I wanted to volunteer. I filled out my volunteer application on the spot. Everyone that worked there was very friendly and welcoming. I loved that they rescued animals,…



Interview: 104.3 My FM

                                                 

The Gentle Barn's Founder, Ellie, spoke to Lisa Foxx at 104.3 My FM about starting The Gentle Barn, the mission, the animals, and our new Evacuation and Rescue Services! To find the full interview go to: http://www.1043myfm.com/onair/my-la-your-community-on-my-47118/426the-gentle-barn-13536418/

Article: Kiss Me, I'm Vegan!

                                             

Lindsay from Kiss Me I'm Vegan came out to visit us on a Sunday! She wrote a wonderful article about her experience here including beautiful pictures from the day! To read the entire article and check out the pictures go to: http://www.kissmyvegan.blogspot.com/2015/04/the-gentle-barn.html?m=1

Interview: KIIS FM

                            

Ellie and Jay were featured on KIIS FM talking about The Gentle Barn and our new Animal Rescue and Evacuation Services! Listen to the entire interview here: http://www.kiisfm.com/media/play/the-gentle-barn-26063443/

A Mother's Tears

                                    

A while ago we were in a hospital with one of our animals and met a cow there that made a lasting impression on us and I just had to tell her story.

She was a cow from the dairy industry who was impregnated, carried her…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

                              

I learned about The Gentle Barn from my husband's friend. I had been looking for a way I could be of service by volunteering somewhere. So the next Sunday I went to The Gentle Barn during open visiting hours and the rest is history! I began by taking shifts in the upper barnyard...goats,…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

      

I've had two "assignments" as a volunteer at The Gentle Barn. The first was hanging out with Monty (RIP), the big, flirty turkey whose body was getting very challenged to support his artificially increased weight. The second was to goat-sit Sun Dance, the abandoned…

A Gentle Giant

                                          

Biscuit had his 9th birthday celebration this past Sunday and he loved the cake and the singing so much. He ate most of the cake and then left some for the other pigs to enjoy. It’s a really big deal that he just turned 9 as most farmed pigs don’t live that…

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