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

Gentle 52 (GB52)

The Gentle Barn has started a new program called Gentle 52 (GB52) to make our Sundays with visitors even more special! Check our newsletters and Facebook for updates on new vendors who support The Gentle Barn. We encourage you to use their products and services as they, in turn, support The Gentle Barn. You can sign up to be get our newsletter by clicking…

Gentle Barn Calendars Are Here!

Get your Gentle Barn 2014 Calendar here:http://www.gentlebarn.org/2014-calendar

Each year we produce a Gentle Barn calendar full of beautiful pictures of our animals and their stories. This year we featured our celebrity…

Worthy's Story

Worthy was born with a deformed leg and was kept by someone who could not afford to feed her, let alone give her the surgery she needed. She hobbled along for a year and was grossly underweight and malnourished and had crushed all her growth plates in that leg and had difficulty…

King of the Barn

Did you know that our llama, King Duke, loves bananas? He likes other treats too, like snap peas, apples, grapes and greens, but bananas are his all time favorite. Every evening when we say good night to the animals, King runs to us and looks deeply into our eyes asking…

Puppies

These babies were taken away from their mom when they were only a few weeks old. The stress and fear weakened their immune systems leaving them susceptible to Parvo at the pound. We helped them get well with Sun Chlorella Algae Super Food, sub Q fluids and lots of love and holding.

A Gentle Barn Success Story

Remember this pug who was left for dead after a coyote attack? After two extensive surgeries and many days in the hospital he survived. He had to be kept quiet and calm for several weeks so the stitches would hold and the wound would stay sterile. He finally got his stitches removed last week and is in his forever home,…

Lilly

Our pig, Lilly, was rescued many years ago from being put down at an animal shelter. She had been used as a breeder pig her whole life, where her food was thrown to her and her babies taken away from her. When she could not get pregnant anymore she was sent to the pound to be put down. She had never known…

Lacey and Charlie

As you probably know, Charlie and Lacey were rescued eight months ago from being put down at an animal shelter. They were arthritic, incontinent and old. Over the last several months, we have been giving them acupuncture, massage therapy, chiropractic, and water therapy and it has really helped them with their…

Volunteer of the Month: Molli

I (Ellie Laks) founded The Gentle Barn in 1999 and two years later Jay Weiner came to volunteer. After a year we fell in love, got married and now work side by side to save animals and heal at-risk, inner city and special needs children to create a more peaceful world for humans and animals alike. We have…

Puppies!

Are you looking for unconditional love, unending joy and laughter and someone to cuddle with? These Chihuahua/Corgi mixes are waiting for you! Some look like Chihuahuas and some look like Corgis…

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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.