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

The Circle of Life

It never ceases to amaze me how when one animal leaves The Gentle Barn, another one is close behind for his or her turn to be here with us. When our dog, Maddie, passed away at eighteen years old, three days later we found Little One. When our wonderful lap chicken, Norma Jeanne, passed…

Bodhi - Behind the Scenes

We said goodbye to our beloved Bodhi this week. At the age of ten, he was in the end stages of heart failure, and when it was obvious that he was not responding to any of the treatments, and his symptoms were getting worse, we knew it was time to be strong for him and walk him home.

Helping an animal…

Piggy Pedicures

With spring and it’s song birds, sunshine and flowers, comes great activity at The Gentle Barn. We have so much to do to take care of the animals. Tasks like sheep-sheering, goat hoof trimming, grooming everyone's winter coats to help them shed, and trimming pig tusks.

Male pigs have…

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