Refuges and Sanctuaries for Farmed Animals
An All-Creatures.org Links Directory Page
We include information and links to sanctuaries for animals who have been
rescued from abuse and will now live out the rest of their lives being nurtured
and loved. These sanctuaries also strongly promote veganism.
On the Importance of Sanctuaries.
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Animal Place's - Sanctuary Directory
- Animal Place Grass
A nonprofit sanctuary for abused and
discarded farmed animals, founded in 1989. Rescued individuals and
indigenous wildlife share 60 acres of forest, meadow, pasture, hills
and small lake. Animal Place is also a humane education center that
works to promote cruelty-free lifestyles and veganism.
- Asha Sanctuary Newfane, NY
Located in the heart of Niagara's orchards and vineyards, Asha
Sanctuary is on 27 acres of cleared and preserved forest, with a mission
to begin the magic when people meet farmed animals for the first time. At Asha Sanctuary, we will let the animals tell their story. It’s a
simple one of just wanting to be loved and respected. They will tell us
with a loving kiss, a warm nudge, or a still look that captures our
hearts and changes our minds forever.
- BaaHaus Vashon, WA
BaaHaus is dedicated to helping abused, neglected, and abandoned domestic animals, particularly farm animals
that, due to past treatment, would be difficult to place through adoption.
- Back Into
Daylight Animal Sanctuary County Meath, Ireland
Home to Mr Piggy - a wild boar - a goat, eleven cats,six dogs,
80 hens, and two humans. Our aim is to give all our animals a loving
home, peace and quiet to live out their lives. We are a vegan sanctuary
dedicated to a vegan way of life, and we always promote veganism.
- Catskill Animal Sanctuary Saugerties, NY
Provides a safe and loving haven for abused
and abandoned horses and farm animals - animals who have never known
warm shelter, spacious pastures, good food, or the touch of a kind
hand. Since 2001, CAS has provided refuge for about 1,300 such
animals, including horses, ponies, cows, goats, sheep, donkeys,
pigs, rabbits, and a variety of birds.
- Cedar Row Farm Sanctuary Ontario, Canada
Located just outside Stratford, Ontario, the sanctuary a
place of hope for animals rescued from the abuse, neglect, and slaughter
found on meat, milk, and egg farms. Hundreds of farm animals, including
goats, pigs, sheep, donkeys, chickens and ducks have been rescued since the
sanctuary began in 1999.
- Chenoa Manor Avondale, PA
The animals who call Chenoa Manor home have come to us from a variety of circumstances. Many
arrive at the sanctuary after suffering the abuses of factory farming, others were subjected to cruel
and unnecessary lab experiments, or simply abandoned in the wild and left to fend for themselves.
- Chicken Run Rescue Minneapolis, MN
Chicken Run Rescue is the only urban chicken rescue of its kind and receives no support from any other
organizations, institutions or agencies and depends entirely on
donations and sales of art merchandise to continue helping chickens.
There is a special need for rooster homes. Don't breed or buy - Adopt
- Ching Farm Rescue and Sanctuary Riverton, UT
At Ching Farm, we fill a need in the Salt Lake area by
advocating for farm animals through rescue, education, and adoption
and placement services. We believe that our advocate work can help
change perceptions of farm animals and create a deeper respect for
the rich emotional lives of these animals.
- Chocowinity Chicken Sanctuary Chocowinity, NC
We give permanent sanctuary to abandoned chickens or chickens in need of a home for
some other reason. We offer information on chicken care to
individuals and strive to educate the public about the effects of
factory farming on the animals, the environment, and health.
- Coming Home Animal Sanctuary Candor, NY
Coming Home is building a nurturing environment for abused,
abandoned, and neglected rabbits and factory farm animals where they
can live out their lives in peace. The sanctuary is committed to
raising awareness about rabbit welfare and to eventually working
with humane societies to address the problem of neglected and
- Darlynn's Darlins Lake Wales, FL
To provide rescue, temporary or permanent food,
shelter, medical attention, personal and emotional care in a
"no-kill" sanctuary to abused, abandoned, homeless or neglected
domestic, farm or feral animals, particularly potbellied pigs. To
teaching respect for all animals as living, breathing creatures of
the earth with all the rights and consideration which should be
afforded to any sentient being. To inspire acceptance of the
philosophy that the ability to make a lifetime commitment is a
primary responsibility of animal guardianship.
- Eden Farm Animal Sanctuary
At Eden Farm Animal Sanctuary farm animals are given a
home for life. They are treated with compassion, dignity, and
respect; their rights are honoured, and we do everything we can to
help them have lives that are as enjoyable as they can be. The
animals at Eden have been saved from a life of torture and certain
death, usually in their infancy or early childhoods.
Edgar’s Mission is a not for profit sanctuary for rescued farmed
animals that seeks to create a humane and just world for humans and
non-humans. Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary is set on 153 peaceable acres
situated just outside of Lancefield, nestled in the tranquillity of the
- El Paraiso de los Animale
Buenos Aires, Argentina
After the recent rescue of a goat from a
goat factory farm: "We cannot save them all, but this little girl
goat is an ambassador to prove that if we want, we can do it. We
cannot pretend anymore and cannot look to the other side. These
animals were born only to be eaten. Now she is an ambassador and our
farm sanctuary is a candle in the middle of the dark."
Animal Rescue of Mifflinburg Mifflinburg, PA
The Farm Animal Rescue of Mifflinburg provides PERMANENT SANCTUARY, providing
the same rehabilitative services as other rescues but also addressing the
seemingly never-ending cycle of settling in - upheaval - settling in - upheaval.
It is our belief that herd animals are especially vulnerable to severe anxiety
as a result of frequent changes to their range and the loss of herd members to
whom they may have grown attached.
- Farm Sanctuary
Watkins Glen, NY - Orland, CA - Los Angeles, CA
Works to end cruelty to farm animals and promotes compassionate living
through rescue, education and advocacy. We envision a world where
the violence that animal agriculture inflicts upon people, animals
and the environment has ended, and where instead we exercise values of compassion.
Animal Rescue Tonbridge, UK
Friend Animal Rescue Friend Animal Rescue started on a cold Monday
morning at Seven Oaks Market in the early 1990's with the purchase of a lamb
by vegan activist Marion Easton. Little did she realise how that day and
that £1 purchase was to change so many lives. To this day the vegan message
is paramount, along with campaigning for farmed animals.
- For the Animals Sanctuary Blairstown, NJ
We are dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation
and life-long care of victims of the food farming trade. At our
shelter, animals that would have lived a life of privation, pain and
constant fear are able to enjoy life, nature, companionship and
receive life-long veterinary care.
Circle Farm Sanctuary Weaverville NC
We provide peaceful, loving refuge to rescued farmed animals who typically
face dire circumstances. Here in this special oasis, animals who otherwise
routinely suffer abuse, maiming, manipulation, neglect and death, instead
find compassionate care, nurturing hands and warm hearts.
- Goat Mountain Ranch Sanctuary Leicester, NJ
Goat Mountain Ranch Sanctuary provides a home for animals who would
otherwise be killed or endure lives of pain and suffering. We focus on goats, sheep, pigs, chickens and other animals that most
shelters and sanctuaries cannot accommodate.
Acres Farm Sanctuary Silverton, OR
The mission of Green Acres Farm Sanctuary is the prevention of cruelty to,
and the commercialization of animals, especially farmed animals. We put this
mission into action by providing shelter, care and board to abused,
abandoned, and unwanted farm animals. We look to inspire change through
creating a place where members of the public can have positive interaction
with farm animals by providing for their care and the animals can, in turn,
educate them about the abusive use of farmed animals.
- Happy Herd Farm
Sanctuary Fraser Valley, BC Canada
We provide a forever home
for all types of animals rescued from the farming industry where they
will live out their entire lives in a beautiful natural setting treated
with kindness and respect. It is time we brought humans and animals back
together, to connect and experience each others personalities, wants and
needs, and you will be surprised, they may not be that much different.
Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary Ravenna OH
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary Inc. rescues, rehabilitates, and provides
an adoption program for abused, abandoned, and neglected farm animals such
as horses, ponies, pot belly pigs, farm pigs, chickens, ducks, turkeys,
sheep, goats, and cattle. Animals in our program must have been removed from
a situation of abuse, neglect or abandonment by law officials, and cruelty
charges must be filed against the person(s) responsible for the crime.
- Have A
Heart Farm (HAHF) Glenview, IL
HAHF was founded in 2006 from a need to establish a
permanet and humane placement site for the unwanted animals from Wagner
Farm. HAHF is the sister organization of
Wagner Farm Rescue Fund. It is also a mission of HAHF to be a placement site, both
temporary and permanent, for other farm and non-farm animals with
specisl needs. HAHF, along with its sister organization
Wagner Farm Rescue Fund (WFRF), is also the founder of The H.E.A.R.T.
(Helping Each Animal Receive Time) Coalition, which has been formed to
network with other non-profit organizations in conjunction with their
rescue of animals such as farm animals, domestic cats and dogs, feral
cats, race track animals, and wildlife.
- Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary French Camp, CA
Our mission is to provide life-long care for these
animals, and to educate the public about humane animal care and
practices. We rehabilitate, both physically and psychologically,
mistreated animals and, if possible, we will find appropriate homes
- Hen Harbor Felton, CA
Hen Harbor is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2012 with the
goal of providing lifelong care and sanctuary for hens – particularly those
rescued from the factory farming industry.
- Indraloka Animal
Sanctuary Mehoopany, PA
As one of Pennsylvania’s only all species and farm animal rescue,
Indraloka provides “heaven on earth” for 165 animals that have nowhere
else to turn. We educate the community, especially children, on ways in
which we can better care for ourselves and the environment while helping
animals in need.
- Juliana's Animal
Sanctuary Guasca-Cundinamarca, Colombia
Paramatma Animal Sanctuary in Guasca-Cundinamarca, Colombia,
where animals get the love and respect they deserve. We are the
only vegan sanctuary in all of Colombia, and the only shelter in
all of South America that protects cows.
- Lasa Sanctuary, Jefferson, OH
Our mission is to promote whole, vegan living through education and
experience designed to celebrate the connectedness of all living beings, to
provide sanctuary for animals of all species, and to share our message of
compassionate healing throughout the human community.
- Leilani Farm Sanctuary Haiku, Maui,
The sanctuary is an all volunteer, non-profit
organization created to provide shelter and care for abused animals,
and humane education to the public. Part of the mission is to put an
end to factory farming.
- Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary Scio, OR
The Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary was formed to guide animals in need to the safety of calm
waters. The Board of Directors, volunteers and supporters are
dedicated to light the lantern to guide those abused and neglected
animals; to prevent disasters; and to prevent needless loss of
life.. a guiding light to safe harbor.
- Luvin Arms Animal
Sanctuary Lafayette CO
Our Mission is to provide refuge and guardianship for farmed animals,
inspire a community to think differently through education and outreach, and
promote a more compassionate lifestyle.
- Maple Farm Sanctuary Mendon, MA
An animal sanctuary providing lifelong homes for
abused, abandoned and unwanted farmed animals while promoting
veganism and respect for all life through public information.
- New World Sanctuary
Foundation Ashland OR
Our interactions with the animals in sanctuary depend completely on
building authentic relationships. There are no training methods, means of
coercion, or food based rewards involved. We are a vegan facility dedicated to
inspiring change and educating others about the benefits of a plant-based diet.
- Out to Pasture Animal Sanctuary Estacada, OR
permanent housing and care for a variety of abused, neglected or
abandoned animals including large farm animals, pigs, rabbits, chickens and dogs.
We promote the humane treatment of all animals and advocate for an end to
factory farming and we promote a vegan diet through public education including
leafleting, tabling at public events and newspaper articles in the Portland
Peaceful Fields Santuary Winchester, VA
The sanctuary was founded to provide a happy and healthy forever
home for farm animals in need in the spirit of Honoring ALL Creation.
- Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary Deer Trail, CO
The animals at Peaceful
Prairie Sanctuary come in all different sizes and shapes but they
all share the same need: a safe loving home and caretakers who
respect their individuality. They join the many rescued farm animals
who had been exploited and used in agribusiness.
- Peace Ridge
Sanctuary Penobscot, ME
Peace Ridge was founded in 2001 in order to address animal cruelty,
neglect and exploitation, and to promote vegan ethics in New England. We
advocate for all animals - farmed animals, domestic companion animals, and
wildlife. We believe society needs to rethink the way that it views and
interacts with animals in order to become a more peaceful and just society.
- Piedmont Farm
Animal Refuge Pittsboro, NC
Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge (The Refuge) is a non-profit
organization that provides lifelong sanctuary to farm animals in need,
educates the public about the cruelties of factory farms, and promotes
veganism by offering knowledge, support, and community to people interested
in living cruelty-free lifestyles.
- Piebird Farm
Sanctuary Nipissing, Ontario
The part of Piebird that is most special is the joyful depth that the
individual personalities of each of the animal-friends are celebrated. We
believe these human-animal connections will allow people to see "farm"
animals as friends and not as food or for service -- helping these
individuals to then make the compassionate choice to go vegan. There is
always life-changing, inspiring magic when we meet a new friend for the
- Pigs Peace Sanctuary Stanwood, WA
Dedicated to providing a safe
home for unwanted, abused or neglected animals in need and is
committed to spreading the message of compassion and respect for all animals.
- Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary Poolesville, MD
A 400 acre non-profit refuge for farm animals and wildlife located in
Poolesville, Maryland. We offer care, rehabilitation, and permanent
sanctuary for neglected, abandoned or unwanted farm animals.
- Precious Life Animal Sanctuary Edmonds, WA
Dedicated to rescuing and providing a safe home for
abused, neglected and abandoned farm and companion animals, teaching
humane education and advocating against practices that perpetuate animal suffering.
Robin Song Animal Sanctuary & Beaver Rescue West Lebanon NY
Our mission is to provide a forever home for rescued farm and domestic
animals. We also rehabilitate injured and orphaned beavers and prepare them
for release back into the wild. We work to educate the public about the many
things they can do to make this a better world for animals while striving to
improve our planet.
- River's Wish Animal Sanctuary
River's Wish Animal Sanctuary is located on 65 acres in
Spokane County and is dedicated to helping animals in need. The sanctuary is
named for River, an inspiring dog whose love encouraged us to do more. River
himself was a shelter dog and our constant companion. After a yearlong
courageous battle with cancer, we sadly said goodbye to River in 1999. River’s
Wish offers sanctuary to rabbits, dogs, cats, goats, horses, donkeys, pigs,
chickens, turkeys and more. It is the dream of River’s Wish, that every creature
is able to live a full and joyful life.
- Rooterville, A Sanctuary Inc. Archer, FL
To assist in the rescue and
placement of abused, neglected, abandoned or unwanted animals,
particularly potbellied pigs and to educate the general public with
respect to the true nature and characteristics of the potbellied pig
and pigs in general.
Sanctuary at Danzig's Roost Bennett, CO
Rooster Sanctuary at Danzig’s Roost is a non profit 501 (c) 3
organization that provides shelter and advocacy for roosters and
other farmed birds who have been fortunate to escape the cruel
hands of the animal use industry. The sanctuary is run by two
dedicated vegan activists, Jason and Jewel, who both work full
time jobs to support the sanctuary and residents.
- Rowdy Girl
Our vision is to create a palpable atmosphere of communion and acceptance
where farm animals, visitors, volunteers, and like minds from across the
United States and the world will be drawn to experience our transition from
a Texas beef cattle ranch to a vegan farm animal sanctuary.
- Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary Poughqua, NY
At the heart of our mission is the notion that
animals are sentient beings who deserve to be treated with
compassion and respect. All creatures share the earth with us and
are not here to be used by us.
- SASHA Farm [Sanctuary
and Safe Haven for Animals] Manchester, MI
SASHA Farm is the midwest’s largest farm animal sanctuary. At our shelter,
not only do we provide food and water, veterinary care and a roof over their
heads, we also give the animal residents affection, social interaction with
others of their own species, and a sense of security.
- Shepherd's Green Sanctuary Cookeville, TN
Our lifetime care facility encompassing 30 acres
of mixed woods and meadows for the general population and 2 acres of
special facilities devoted to those who for physical or
psychological reasons are not competitive, or who are elderly,
disabled, chronically ill or receiving treatments or recovering from
surgeries or illnesses.
Animal Sanctuary & Rescue Wantage NJ
Farm animal rescue. Rescuing, rehabilitating, advocating on behalf of,
and providing lifelong homes for animals. Promoting a vegan way of
- Sunny Meadow Sanctuary
A safe haven for rescued farm
animals. Each and every farm animal at Sunny Meadow was spared from
going to a slaughterhouse and is now living a peaceful, happy life
here at the sanctuary.
- Sunnyskies Bird and Animals Sanctuary Wallkill, NY
Sunnyskies was created to provide a lifetime home for unwanted
parrots and other animals in need of rescue. Over time, we've had a
few others come our way – horses, chickens, dogs, cats, and a few
very endangered mice. Our mission: to love, protect, care and
provide for our furred and feathered family.
- Tamerlaine Farm Animal
Sanctuary, Montague, NJ
Our mission is to rescue and rehabilitate farmed animals, provide
them with a permanent safe home, and educate the public so as to help change the
ways people perceive these species. Tamerlaine is both a sanctuary for rescued
formerly-farmed animals and an operating produce farm that makes hot sauces and
seasonal foods to help fund the sanctuary.
- The Cow Sanctuary Bridgeton, NJ
The Cow Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization. Located in Bridgeton, NJ. The sanctuary provides
lifelong care and rehabilitation to cows, emus, horses, goats, pigs,
ducks, geese and other animals, many rescued from cruelty and
Sanctuary at Soledad Goats Mojave CA
The Sanctuary at Soledad Goats was founded by Carol and Julian
Pearce, award winning goat cheese makers who, in 2015, decided
to give it all up and go vegan. Rescued animals live side by
side with former dairy goats as they all live out their happy
- Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary Freepost, UK
A privately run Sanctuary set up by Fiona Oakes in 1993. Fiona
also funds an the only animal sanctuary in Moscow which is run by a
group known as VITA.
Chance for All Triangle Region, NC
Microsanctuary Revolution! What if you have half an acre... or an acre? You CAN have a sanctuary for animals rescued from factory farms
and promote veganism. AND we rescue farmed animals who end
up in county shelters in the Triangle region of North Carolina to assure
they do not go back into the for-profit agricultural system and we promote a vegan
- United Poultry Concerns Machipongo, VA
A national non-profit organization that addresses the treatment of domestic
fowl in food production, science, education, entertainment, and
human companionship situations.
- VINE Sanctuary (Veganism is the Next Evolution) Springfield, VT
VINE provides a haven for hens, roosters and ducks who have escaped or been rescued from the
meat and egg industries or other abusive circumstances, such as
cockfighting. In addition to sheltering and advocating for birds, we
conduct research and education aimed at systemic changes in
agriculture, trade, consumption, and human attitudes about animals
and the environment.
- Willows Animal Sanctuary Strichen Fraserburgh, Scotland
Dedicated to the care of abandoned and ill-treated domestic and farm animals in Scotland.
- Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary Woodstock, NY
Provides shelter to cows, pigs, chickens,
turkeys, sheep, and goats who have been rescued from cases of abuse,
neglect and abandonment. We are a place where visitors can come face
to face with these animals who most only know as “dinner” and learn
about the devastating effects of modern-day agribusiness on the
animals, the environment and human health.
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