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What’s New at the Donkey Villa?

With winter kicking up its heels in Kentucky, we have transitioned our two wonderful long-eared girls into winter mode. See how their very own villa has been outfitted to accommodate the girls’ needs perfectly through the cold season. How many donkeys can claim they have their own villa? Since both these girls are disabled, we feel they certainly deserve only

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Another Wonderful Open Barn

Sunday the 23rd of September started not only with lovely coolish temperature but also torrential rainfalls. The success of the day’s Open Barn was in jeopardy. We were in good spirits though regardless and worked on setting up everything for the event as usual. By midday, the heavy rains turned into light sprinkles and then into nothing! Cars started pouring

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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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Good Acres on the Evening News

Good Acres Sanctuaries’ children’s program made it into WKYT’s late night news coverage. The short interview features one mother and son who took part in this program in 2017. Son Braxon started coming to the farm weekly to spend some time with the animals to cope with the stress of being separated from this mother while she attended an inpatient

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Good Acres is Cover Story of Frank Magazine’s March Issue!

We are overjoyed and honored that the monthly Frank Magazine which is owned by the Frankfort State Journal has chosen us as their March cover story. A full six pages with beautiful photography has been dedicated to the sanctuary and its mission to promote kindness towards all beings including farm animals who typically receive no compassion. Quotes from an interview

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