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

Resilience

We had a wonderful group of kids here this week from South Central Los Angeles. We took four of The Gentle Barn’s dogs and hiked up a mountain and looked at the view of land that had been burned in a fire. Seven years ago, the land was burned, dead and…

Happy Birthday Harmony

Harmony was born at The Gentle Barn to a mom who was rescued from extreme cruelty and abuse. Harmony’s mom, Nalla has seen…

Happy Birthday Blossom

Blossom was rescued from the animal shelter where her mom was put to sleep. Blossom was about to follow the…

Gentle Barn Celebrity Watch Amanda Crew

Zooey Magazine and Entertainment Tonight Canada came out this week to spend some time with actress Amanda Crew at The Gentle Barn. Amanda spent time feeding the horses, petting the sheep and holding our chicken, Mario. They had a great time and it was…

Celebrity Visits

This week we were visited by two beautiful actresses, Denise Richards (left) and Beth Behrs (right), who spent the day giving pigs tummy rubs, feeding…

Amazing Girls

These girls are amazing! Every Christmas they sell mistletoe to passersby on Wakefield Court, affectionately known to locals during December as Wakefield Winter Wonderland, here in Santa Clarita.

All the funds raised are then donated to The Gentle Barn…

Happy Birthday Ellie Laks and Ellen DeGeneres

It seems like no coincidence that these two women have their birthdays on the same day! Please join me in wishing our Founder Ellie Laks and Ellen Degeneres a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY. We are so grateful to Ellen and The…

My Gentle Barn

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The Gentle Barn was my dream since I was seven years old and I have overcome many obstacles to finally live my dream in 1999. The story of how it started and why it's so important to me is in my book "My Gentle Barn" coming out…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELLIE!

Come out to The Gentle Barn this Sunday to celebrate Ellie's Birthday with us! After caring for so many, it is our turn to thank her for all the amazing things she does for animals and children in need. We ALL love you Ellie! And don't even think about taking down this post!!!! ~Jay

This weeks Gentle 52 (GB52) Spotlight Sponsor is:

Bake You Happy will be coming out to celebrate our Founder Ellie Laks' birthday. After you work up an appetite hugging cows, cuddling turkeys and giving pigs tummy rubs, have a delicious, free sample, Bake You…

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Spotlight Sponsor of the Month

Miyoko's Creamery is leading the animal-free transformation of the dairy industry for the urgent salvation of the planet and all living beings. Made from organic, whole food ingredients with a complex flavor profile derived from fermentation and culturing, Miyoko's cheeses and butter have won the hearts and minds of cheese lovers with their compassionate approach to culinary dairy innovation.

Miyoko’s Creamery is thrilled to be sponsoring The Gentle Barn this month because we strongly believe that animals are to be loved not eaten. Thank you, Gentle Barn for providing refuge to these beautiful creatures and for drawing attention to the importance of sanctuary among species.