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

A Queen

As I wrote about in my book, My Gentle Barn, there are three reasons why animals come to us: To be restored to health and well-being and live the life all animals deserve, to transition with dignity in the hands of people who love them, or to learn life lessons. When animals come for the latter, they typically do not stay…

Gentle Barn: The Inside Scoop


Volunteering at The Gentle Barn is like no other experience. Working in the upper barnyard each week gives one a perspective of being privy to the inner feelings and lives of the formerly abused, abandoned, or neglected animals that have been rescued by The Gentle Barn. A volunteer's reward is to…

Barn Update

Our cow that we just rescued from the backyard butcher had her baby early last Thursday morning! She must have been born very early because when we came out at 6:00 a.m. she was already dry and running next to her mom. She is so tiny and gorgeous and her mom is just thrilled.…

Barn Update

This week actor and producer Mark Wahlberg and his beautiful family came for a private tour of our main property and learned the stories of all our animals, hugged cows, gave tummy rubs to the pigs, held chickens, and had a great time!

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