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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…


Four black-and-white cows frolicking on a grassy field on an overcast day.
Four black-and-white cows frolicking on a grassy field on an overcast day.

From Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku’s photoessay, ‘How Hawai’i Found Sanctuary…


Don’t get defensive now; open your mind and listen

Photo: Leah Kelley/Pexels

So why should feminists stop consuming dairy? There are a lot of various definitions and subsets of what feminism actually is. Most of them focus on advocating…


Sanctuary Stories

Antonella is enjoying a rare privilege for a cow: a chance to raise her own baby. Ag-gag laws could have made her rescue impossible.

Antonella and Noel. Photos provided by Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary


The Gentle Barn is a safe home for the animals “too old, too sick, too lame, or too scared to be adoptable.”

Ellie Laks and a lucky turkey friend. Photos provided by The Gentle Barn.

Santa Clarita, California is a warm and dry canyon region approximately 35 miles north of Los Angeles where the remnants of the old west, including acres and acres of farmland…


A look at what happened next when an enormous dairy farm on the Big Island was closed for waste violations


I spent a day with the rescues at Farm Sanctuary in Acton, and learned how unique each cow really is

Leo and Bruno

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