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Tiny Sydney

by Flippo Rivetti

Tiny Sydney

by Flippo Rivetti

FROM SLAUGHTER HOUSE TO SAFETY

232 acres of pastures provides home to over 400 farmed animals who escaped certain doom.

Skylands Animal Sanctuary And Rescue

 

OPEN FOR TOURS

The sanctuary opens for tours on May 15!
Stay awhile – book a night or two to get the full experience in our new B&B.

COME VISIT!

Each One Has A Story Of Survival

Freddie escaped from a slaughterhouse — and ran for his life through the streets of NYC.

HIS STORY

ALBERT

A young man and his friends went to an organic family farm in order to buy pigs for a pig roast. Four of the guys bought piglets but the fifth guy did not. He was a 22-year-old. The farmer said, would you like this little runt because I can’t sell him.

SPONSOR ALBERT

EMMA

Mike received a call from a dairy worker in Connecticut saying they had a bull calf they would let go if he was interested. When he arrived at the location, he saw a tiny 2-day old calf. They said, “he’s with his mother because his mother is sick.”

SPONSOR EMMA

FAWN

A telephone call came in from the local SPCA which is only about 1/2 hour away. They said they needed help with a pig rescue. When he arrived at the location they gave him, Mike could see that this was a horrible neglect case.

SPONSOR FAWN

WILSON

One day, Mike received an unexpected telephone call from the local SPCA which is only about 1/2 hour away. They said they needed help with a pig rescue. When he arrived at the location they gave him, Mike could see that this was a horrible neglect case.

SPONSOR WILSON

ANDY

Andy came to Skylands together with another turkey named Robin around July of 2015. They were supposed to be Thanksgiving birds. They are called broad-breasted white turkeys. Someone just dropped them off mysteriously and didn’t wait to give an account of their story but we know they’re safe and sound now.

SPONSOR ANDY

BRONX

Bronx was brought in by the Bronx animal control staff. Many times, animals are seen on the streets and are picked up with no real destination, so they are often brought to the nearest sanctuary. We weren’t told Bronxies story but we’re thankful he’s here now.

SPONSOR BRONX

Angel

ANGEL

Angel’s mother had beautiful baby twins. She only had 3 teats though and wasn’t producing milk very well. So instead of sending one of the babies away, the owner brought her to Mike. Honestly, the man looked happy with himself that he did it! We know we are.

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