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

In the Barnyard: April 27, 2017

Spring brings color, beauty, and song, but it also brings a lot of work for us. There are so many things we must take care of for our rescued animals, such as haircuts for the sheep and llamas, hoof trims for cows, goats and sheep, and tusk trims for our pigs.

This week we started on dentals for…

In the Barnyard: March 30, 2017

Our beloved Sassy passed away last night. She went easily and peacefully, but left us in sorrow. The entire Gentle Barn staff and volunteers are in mourning, and I know you loved her as well. How could you not? To know her was to love her!

We rescued Sassy five years ago from an extreme cruelty…

Trusting Instincts

I was supposed to go to Tennessee on Tuesday and while I was packing my suit case in the morning, my ten-year-old daughter woke up crying of a headache. I kissed her forehead and it was burning up so I took her temperature. It was 102.5. After a bath to lower her fever and Sun Chlorella to boost…

Please Help Us Save Hero's Eyes!

                                           

When we saved Hiroka (Hero for short) from the backyard butcher two-and-a-half years ago, she was emaciated, malnourished, filthy, hopeless, and had a wound on her leg that was infected down to the bone. It took many months, thousands of dollars, lots of vet care, and…

SAVED!

  

Every year, we save some turkeys from Thanksgiving. Chelsea is a sixteen-year-old girl who loves animals and wants to grow up to save them. She asked us if she could help us rescue the turkeys this year like she…

Brave Heart is Back!

                                       

Come out on a Sunday and help us welcome him home! He had a contagious abscess on his neck, so to protect the rest of the herd, we had to bring him to our Sun Chlorella Healing Center where the abscess could be lanced, flushed, and healed. He received great medical care there, plenty of…

Loving Seniors

          

At The Gentle Barn, we rescue and give sanctuary to animals who no one else wants, including elderly animals. We save senior dogs from being euthanized at the pound, older horses who can’t be ridden anymore, and mature pigs who no one…

A Mission To Love & Learn

                           

This week we had an amazing group of children from the Los Angeles Mission, made possible by Sun Chlorella. Like our animals, these kids have gone through some terrible times and have had to grow up too fast. They came out to the barn to hug cows, cuddle turkeys, give tummy rubs to the pigs,…

Brook

                           

This woman has been following The Gentle Barn for years on Facebook and had also read my book, My Gentle Barn. She felt so connected to our organization and to the animals that live here that she decided to come all the way from Ohio on a train to visit us. She and her…

Jesse is a Hero

                                       

In January 2008, we rescued over 200 dogs from a hoarder that were left for dead in a never-ending sea of cages. Many of them were either injured or sick. We had 24 puppies who had Parvo and upon examining the weakest one, the vet said that we should just put all of…