Love Always Wins


Jay and I are back from Tennessee now and the second Gentle Barn location in Knoxville is running smoothly. One of the things we did before leaving was to host a wedding at The Gentle Barn. It was one of the greatest honors of my…

Interview: A Green Beauty


Ellie, Founder of The Gentle Barn, spoke to A Green Beauty about how our animals heal children. Read the entire article here:

Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone

Sunshine was rescued from a pet store where she and her 29 siblings were crammed in a dark, dirty, crowded cage. After many complaints they released the birds to us.

Sunshine was scared of people at first but soon became a most cherished ambassador allowing…

Returning Home



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:

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:

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:

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