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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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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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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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First Evening Event 2018 – was a great kickoff

Saturday evening around 7 pm, guests started to gather at the sanctuary for our first evening event of the season, a vegan potluck. In attendance were several wonderful people who chose to join us to experience vegan food for the first time. They all reported having thoroughly enjoyed the delicious main courses and desserts along with excellent conversation with new

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