Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other

My Gentle Barn, Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope 1

Our Founder's book comes out in two weeks, on March 25th, wow how time flies! It has been a year and a half process for her to write the book and she is so excited to share her story with you! If you pre-order it now, we will send you a photo…

Spring At The Barn

 

At The Gentle Barn, spring brings exciting things growing in our vegetable garden, new leaves on the trees, butterflies and bees, pigs in the mud, and lots of field trips! Children of all ages, from Orange…

A Visit From Buda

    

We had an interesting week: On Monday we woke to find a beautiful dog chained to our front gate with a note. The note read, "Hi, my name is Buda. I am a 4-year-old American Staffordshire. My father adopted me 4 years ago and loved…

Pixie Update

After an extremely involved surgery to remove a tumor on her neck. Pixie is now on the mend. Pixie’s drain was taken out this week and she was brought home from our healing center to our main location. Pixie was so depressed there, that once the drain was removed…

Oh Rats

Last Sunday we had some very special visitors. A woman came to meet me and when I went to hug her, she stopped me and explained that there were rats in her collar. At second glance, I saw that there were three lumps around her neck. I asked if I could meet…

Pixie Pie

Our goat Pixie developed a large growth on her neck, right underneath her chin. It was getting bigger, so we took her to our veterinarian to check it out. He said that it needed to be removed and she should stay over night for surgery. We anxiously waited to…

A Great Group

This week, we hosted a wonderful group of children from South Central Los Angeles, brought to us by the Los Angeles Police Department. Many of these kids came from broken homes where they know, all too well, what it feels like to be separated from family…

My Gentle Barn

I have been missing Buddha lately, so much it hurts. She was our first cow and like a mom to me. She would hug me with her neck and make me feel loved. The story of how we got her and her life with me is in my book, "My Gentle Barn" coming out on…

Happy Birthday Danny and Chrissy

Danny and Chrissy were born at The Gentle Barn from moms who were rescued from a backyard butcher; Safe from a life of illness, fear, neglect, abuse and…

Horse Rescue

Last week we got a call from an animal shelter saying that they were gong to put down this four year old, lovely horse. She was terrified of people, was not getting adopted and was out of time, having been at the shelter for two months. We didn’t have room…

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Upcoming Events

  • Chakra Meditation and Sound Healing (Winter 2024)

    March 2nd 2024 - The Gentle Barn California

    Clear, Balance and Align your 7 main Chakras through guided meditation, chanting, and Integrative sound bath. When your chakras are aligned, the energy moves through you more freely, and you can feel in harmony with all aspects of your physical, emotional and spiritual self.

  • Thermal Horizon - Windsong Retreat (Spring 2024)

    May 4th 2024 - The Gentle Barn California

    Let’s come together as a community as we support The Gentle Barn in their endeavor to enrich the lives of abused animals worldwide. Let’s bring our loving hearts, the spirit of opportunity and fill our cups emotionally, spiritually, and physically as we celebrate unity in community by helping these wonderful support animals.

  • Open Sunday in Missouri

    We are excited to be open to the public again on Sunday, at The Gentle Barn: Missouri.

  • Open Sunday in California

    We are excited to be open to the public again on Sunday, at The Gentle Barn: California.

  • Open Sunday in Tennessee

    We are excited to be open to the public again on Sunday, at The Gentle Barn: Tennessee.


Spotlight Sponsor of the Month

At Katjes we believe that every life is precious and these values extend beyond our plant-based gummies. As part of our campaign featuring rescued animals, we’re honored to join hands with The Gentle Barn, to support their non-stop efforts in protecting animals. By drawing attention to their heart-warming stories, we hope to provide food for thought when we say: Kindness just tastes better.

Eliza Jahn

Head of Marketing Katjes USA