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

Blossom

                                                   

Blossom was rescued from a high kill shelter when she was only a few weeks old. She was with her mom and siblings and we rushed down to save them all, but by the time we got there they had already killed the mom. The pups were shivering at the…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

                                         

After visiting with my husband on a Sunday three years ago, I became a volunteer in the upper barnyard at The Gentle Barn. I left the corporate entertainment world and although I've always been volunteering for many causes human and animal, when I heard…

Eight Years of Hog Heaven!

       

Eight years ago, Jay and I took our kids to a pumpkin patch. We had no idea they had animals there, but when we got inside we noticed a small baby pig in a cage. He looked alone and not very…

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…

True Love

                                    

As humans, we like to put things into boxes or categories: this person is good, this situation is bad, dogs are loyal, cats are independent, etc. Animals on the other hand don’t discriminate at all. In fact they seem to see the similarities in all of us, instead of the differences.…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

                                                  

Volunteering at the Gentle Barn has been one of the best and most rewarding decisions of my life. When I started 3 years ago as a volunteer horse groomer, Ellie patiently taught me how to pamper their amazing horses with a calming, gentle touch. As the horses began to honor…

Free at Last!

             

Aretha knew that they were raising her to be eaten. When we loaded her up into the trailer to take her home, the man said, “She is going to be delicious!” Her whole life she had been seen as a slab of meat and not the…

A Hero Comes To Visit!

                                                

Last Sunday, the weather was perfect! The sky was a stunning blue, there was a fresh breeze, the sun was shining, and we had a few hundred visitors from all over the world who came to hug our cows, give the pigs tummy rubs, feed our horses, and cuddle our turkey,…

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…

People Healing Animals & Animals Healing People

                                         

Another year of healing children and animals is underway at The Gentle Barn. As you know, The Gentle Barn saves animals no one else wants. Then, we bring the animals home to heal and be rehabilitated with acupuncture, acupressure, massage therapy, ultrasound, chiropractic,…

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Until we get to that point, we are so very grateful there are sanctuaries like The Gentle Barn’s three locations to give refuge to abused, tormented, neglected and suffering animals who deserve so much more from the world."

~Dr. Shannon Falconer, CEO, Because Animals