• WelcomeTo Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary

    Providing Sanctuary for Former Research Animals

    Kindness Ranch, the only sanctuary in the US that takes in all kinds of research animals.

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    Fur-Ever Homes

    What Greater Success!

    Others remain on the ranch to live out their days, surrounded by caretakers and volunteers who put the animals’ well-being first!

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    Your Support Is Our Blessing

    What Greater Gift!

    We couldn’t do what we do without the support of people like you! Thanks to your generosity, we are able to provide a loving and caring environment for animals once used in research.

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Great adoption news at the ranch today! One of our great volunteers and foster parents, Darrin, decided to adopt Molly,…
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We have great things happening at Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary this summer, and to start it off right, we are…
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Help Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary Build a New Kitty BunkhouseIt's time for us to build a dedicated kitty bunkhouse,…
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As you may know, we took in 19 large hound mixes at Kindness Ranch over the course of four weeks in January and…
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Remember the Hanford Pigs the "Lina Sisters" that came to Kindness Ranch in October, four of them have potential…
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It's a bittersweet day at Kindness Ranch, as we happily say goodbye to our longest-term resident - Baretta! Baretta…
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It already feels like they've been a part of our family forever! We had neighborhood children here yesterday and today…
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Hey everyone at Kindness Ranch! I wanted to give you all an update on Boomer! He's adjusted very quick over the past…
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Iberia turned 5 today! Iberia was part of the 16 dogs rescued the day after Thanksgiving in November 2011. After our…
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Sis, a 10 year old kitty has found her fur-ever home today, with Erin from Southern Wyoming! Sis came to Kindness Ranch…
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Ricki, a 2 ½ year old beagle came to Kindness Ranch July 2013, having spent most of her life in a research lab in…
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In September, five one year old Hanford pigs came to Kindness Ranch and are running free for the first time. They were…
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WINTER $100k ANIMAL SHELTER CHALLENGE FROM ANIMAL RESCUE SITE HAS BEGUN!Please help us to win the winter shelter…
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The Kindness Ranch: American Sanctuary for Research Animals was awarded a very generous donation from freekibble.com of…
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Dusty was adopted on October 18, 2013! Dusty, is a 5 year old beagle that came to Kindness Ranch in May. He had been in…
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At Kindness Ranch, we do our best to stretch every dollar. All expenses are closely scrutinized, especially those that…
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A joyous and happy day for two of Kindness Ranch’s beagles! Barney and Jed began their road trip to New Jersey this…
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We have five new residents at Kindness Ranch! The long anticipated five Hartford Pigs finally arrived this week. All…
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Landon has been reunited with his brother Rube and finds his fur-ever home with Richard, Amber and their lovely…
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Kindness Ranch has 5 new beagles! We picked up 5 male beagles this week from a lab in Colorado. All of the beagles have…
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The end of August is upon us, fire season is here and before we know it winter will be just around the corner! Kindness…
Jumper, the cat. Resident of Kindness Ranch and up for adoption!
Cats can be so fun! A soft ball of fur with four legs. A purring machine who loves basking in the sun. A…
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Another happy ending at Kindness Ranch! Larry (also known as Yarfy) has found his fur-ever home in Northern Colorado.…
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Peace 4 Paws a non profit organization located in New Jersey, will be traveling to Kindness Ranch in mid September to…
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Libby came to Kindness Ranch in late June from a research lab in Northern Colorado, she was previously used in a PK…
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Andy and Kathy are dog LOVERS. When their beagle recently passed, they found Kindness Ranch. Andy visited the ranch…
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Boomer has found his fur-ever home and was adopted today! It was a instant match with Boomer’s new fur-parents Alex and…
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AJ has now found her fur-ever home today! Thanks to Darcy & Kevin Hadley! They picked AJ up this afternoon, and have…
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Naming Contest Results are in for our new female beagle, needs a name! And the winning name is………LIBBY! What a…
Pet food companies use “palatability testers” in labs, intending to learn what foods dogs and cats like better.…
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Help us name her! She came to us from a lab in Colorado, and has no name! Kindness Ranch will be having a naming…
Josh and Kendrick Taylor are a Fabulous Foster Family! They took in Zippo (renamed Sterling) because he needed more…
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A very handsome orange tabby who is 5 years old and is an angel of a cat. He is outgoing and loves human attention.…
Kenai has been adopted! A staff favorite since he first arrived a few weeks ago, his new folks are Ken and Karen…
Many times Winona’s face looks furrowed and worried…she is very cautious and sometimes fearful. We’re next to certain…
AJ is the friendliest of our three newest residents! She’s 2 1/2 years old, has had no indoor accidents, and should get…

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Meet Our Animals

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Do not let this big guy's size fool you – even at 80 pounds, Atlas is really just a big softy! Though he can be timid…
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Bingley is a young pup with an old soul who loves to give kisses. At one year old, Bingley spent most of the first…
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Chandler is a true puppy as he just turned one year old in January. He is having an absolute blast running in the yard,…
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Charlie is a sweet and goofy guy who loves to romp around with his friends at the ranch. Charlie knows life is for…
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This tall, handsome boy is Copper, and he i€™s here to steal your heart! At just over a year old, Copper still has a…
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Homer is definitely the class clown here at Kindness Ranch! At only a year old, this 90-pound boy can be a lot to…
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This spunky girl may be the oldest of the bunch, but you would never guess it! At six years old, Justine is as friendly…
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Lexi is a sweet, gentle girl who can be a little shy at first - but once she warms up to you, you will find that she is…
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Molson has a lot of love to give and he can't wait to give you some! He is one of the first dogs to greet staff in the…
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We can't say enough about our sweet Odie pie. At 8 years old this fluffy senior is most deserving of a forever home.…
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Roux may be the smallest dog in his current pack, but what he lacks in size he makes up for in sound! If you like…
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Baloo is a 4 year old neutered male, he is a very sweet boy, very friendly and affectionate. He has a large white blaze…
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Bianca is a very beautiful white kitty with a few splashed of color. She is super shy with humans; she does love to be…
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Blacky is a 7 year old male, very curious and friendly. He was in food studies. His best friend is Baloo, another black…
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Chester is a 2 year old, gorgeous black and white tabby. He came to Kindness Ranch with his brother Willy, when they…
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Corey is a 3 year old neutered male and was previously used in flea and tick studies. He loves to play with wand toys…
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Dotti is 2 1/2 year old female, grey and white kitty. She can be shy around strangers, but enjoys being petted and…
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Ming-Ming-Wong is a 2 1/2 year old very striking black, red and white kitty. She was previously used in a flea and tick…
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Stripe is an 11 year old male, with black and white coloring that looks very similar to that of Sylvester the Cat.…
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Also a 2 year old kitty who is a handsome tabby who was also used in feline herpes studies. Willy is very outgoing and…

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