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In Germany, rescued cows are finally getting the respect they deserve — and now they’re movie stars, too

Former dairy farmer Jan Gerdes at his sanctuary. Photos provided by Hof Butenland

“As a dairy farmer I was…


L: Stitch on his back, looking skinny, his eyes bugging out of his head. R: Stitch on his back, plump and grumpy looking.
L: Stitch on his back, looking skinny, his eyes bugging out of his head. R: Stitch on his back, plump and grumpy looking.
Stitch before and after his rescue. Photos provided by Sophie Marabile.

Stitch the hedgehog was neglected and malnourished when…


In the midst of the pandemic, two orphaned fawns in need provided a way to feel useful and connected to the natural world

Photos courtesy of Angela Pham


My border collie spent six years locked alone in a farm shed. Now, he is fulfilling his destiny (with the help of my rescued chickens).

Murf in his portrait shot. Photo provided by Geraldine Murphy.

But strangely, Murf wasn’t dispatched into the next world. Instead he was locked away. Away from sheep and cattle, away from the other dogs on the farm, away from people. …


Photo provided by Animals Asia

Animal sanctuaries are facing new challenges in the wake of supply chain disruptions and social distancing due to COVID-19

Having previously faced natural disasters, including…


I’m glad we could save Ellie, but I can’t stop thinking about all the chickens we left behind

Devon and Ellie the chicken enjoying a beautiful Spring evening. Photos: Mansi Bhagwate

The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.

— Psalm 145:8–9


Sanctuary Stories

Remy was terrified of humans after her initial rescue, but now she loves to play and snuggle

Photos and videos provided by No Dogs Left Behind


Photos: Zinara Rathnayake

At the Elephant Transit Home in Udawalwawe, Sri Lanka, most elephants receive short-term rehabilitation. For Namal, it’s home.


When do vulnerable nestlings need our help, and when should they be left alone?

Photo: Free-Photos/9091 via Pixabay

One of the most common problems people encounter when trying to help young birds is misidentifying them as birds that belong in…


Yes, even if your dog is friendly

Photo: JamesDeMers via Pixabay

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