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

Remembering Cinnamon Apple Pie

                                     

In 2003, we met a horse that stole our hearts and we had to bring her home. She was in so much pain that she could barely walk because she had been ridden very hard and her body was destroyed. Even though she flinched when we lightly touched her, she was grateful, sweet, and kind,…

Sid & Sam

  

Remember Charlie and Lacey? The senior labs we saved from being euthanized at the animal shelter almost 2 years ago? They had such a great time at The Gentle Barn healing their arthritis and incontinence, being a part of our…

Gratitude Speaks: Ellie Laks/The Gentle Barn

                                             

"I'm very excited to feature Ellie Laks on Gratitude Speaks! Ellie's the founder of The Gentle Barn, a glorious place of healing for animals and people. Located in Santa Clarita just about 45 min north of Los Angeles, CA, it's open to the public every Sunday from 10:00am-2:00pm.

The…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop

           

Let me start off by saying that I don’t apologize for the length of this; it’s worth all of my words and then some...

I’ve been working at The Gentle Barn, and The Healing Center, for almost 2 years now. I’m a psychology major that’s working toward obtaining my doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology…

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,…

Remembering Buddha

                     

It is impossible to celebrate The Gentle Barn’s 15th Anniversary without talking about Buddha. Buddha was The Gentle Barn’s very first cow. She was also the same age as The Gentle Barn, so she would have been 15 years old now. Buddha was the wisest animal we have ever met and it was very common…

We Have Come A Long Way!

                                               

The Gentle Barn was my dream since I was seven-years old. Animals were always my best friends and confidantes when I was a small child and when I grew up I wanted to have a place to heal animals and love them as they have always healed and loved me. I started The Gentle Barn…

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…

Angels Visiting Angels

                                                

     

This week, we had forty-five foster children brought in by The Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS),…

Faith

                          

Last week, I received three different emails from three different people asking if we could help save two beautiful senior labs left at the pound because their person was moving and didn’t want to take them with him. My fingers scrolled down to see the attached pictures as my brain screamed,…

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