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

Goodness Has Already Won

I met a woman the other day. We were talking about animals, politics, and the state of the world from our perspective, and she said to me, “Well, it’s going to be alright because goodness has already won.” I stared at her for awhile trying…

My little Pony

My Little Pony - Rascalina

We don’t usually take in people’s retired horses and that’s what we told her family when they called. But they kept saying that she danced and it intrigued us enough to come out and see her. The first thing that struck me when I met Rascalina was her eyes: soft,…

Las Vegas

We were in Las Vegas during the shooting this week. We saw the beautiful people in their cowboy boots and hats heading to the concert; I am haunted by their images. We heard the shooting and couldn’t understand what it was so we figured it had to be fireworks. The ugly sound of the blasts will be seared in my mind forever. One lost and broken man shook the world forever. Mother Nature’s fury and…

Featured Video: The St. Louis Six at The Gentle Barn MO are doing great!

The St Louis Six at The Gentle Barn Missouri are doing great! Roo and Chico have turned…

THREE

We returned to California this week after an amazing grand opening in St. Louis. We sold out to guests from all over the country and they were all smiles, hugs, and warmth. And… the animals loved it! Rosie bathed in her pool, loving the attention while her adoring fans watched. Petunia rolled…

Nature Heals

As the week draws to a close, I am both elated about our grand opening and saddened that shortly after it'll be time for me to return to California. This time spent in Missouri has been so good for my soul! After the many goodbyes to senior…

Featured Video: The St. Louis Six Come Home

They're home, they're home, the St. Louis Six are home!!!

Featured Video: The St. Louis Boys Get Names

It was with great pleasure that we announced the new names for the boys on Tuesday, September…

Learning to Trust

Spending the last week with the St. Louis Six, now that they're home, has been an honor and a privilege. Many of their fans and supporters were worried that the transport would be traumatic or set them back, but it actually was quite the opposite. It was the very first time Chico and his…

Featured Video: Sand for the Cow Barn

We got sand for the cow barn today (9/5/2017) to make it soft and absorbent for the St…

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