Category Archives: GA’s Animals

A New House for the Boys

The new little daytime shelter for our goat boys Kevin & Oliver has been completed. The Animal Man designed and built it with the utmost attention to detail and love. For their protection from wildlife, the boys will still stay in the horse barn overnight. However, while out during the day, we thought they might enjoy a mini shelter like

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Kevin’s 1 Week Progress Report

Little Kevin has had his prosthetic leg now for one full week, wearing it for about one hour in the morning and again in the evening. These are training and physical therapy sessions for him which include stretching exercises for the contracted muscles around his hip. He faced a combination of several issues. an outward rotation of the lower leg

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A New Leg for Kevin

7 months old Kevin is showing off his prosthetic leg. He is now undergoing practice sessions twice daily to learn about putting weight on the new leg and relax his very contracted right hip area. As of right now, an extension had to be taped to the bottom of the prosthetic leg to allow the prosthetic to come in contact

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Welcome Rupert!

Look who just joined the Good Acres crew?! Rupert, a feisty 6-months young black potbelly pig has joined our other two pig boys Otto and Charlie. Rupert was previously a house pet with a large yard and some dog and chicken friends. He hasn’t been around other pigs but will no doubt eventually enjoy their company while snoozing and rooting

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THE ELUSIVE 8 – PART 2 – MEET SCOOTER

With stripes as elegant as could be and captivating green eyes, Scooter is a particularly handsome member of our team of Elusive 8 felines. Whenever a dog gets petted, he will push himself in between the petting hand and the canine as if to say: “Whoa, wait a minute! This fur stroking activity here should be all mine!”. Scooter will

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What’s in a Mud Bath?

Did you know? Pigs have very few options when it comes to regulating their body temperature in hot weather. They have almost no sweat glands and cannot cool themselves by panting like dogs do. Hence, finding any kind of watery cool off is very important to them. At the sanctuary, when we walk around the farm with our pigs in

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