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

A Heavy Day's Work

When we rescued thirty animals from a backyard butcher about a year a ago, they were all riddled with parasites, which made them anemic, dehydrated, frail and very sick. It took months for them to recover physically and even longer still emotionally. To ensure…

Sunshine for Sunny

Sunny has grown up outside in a kennel and does not know what it’s like to live in a home, or go for rides in a car, or adventures on a leash, or lay in someone’s lap. He is only a year old and we are going to help find him a forever home where he can learn…

Dakota Rey

This month we celebrate the anniversary of rescuing Dakota Rey. Dakota Rey was born on a 3,000 acre beef ranch and orphaned at only a few weeks old after her mom had a tragic accident. By the time she was discovered she was already weak, frail and terrified.…

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…

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