• 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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  • MeetOur Success Stories

    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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It's back! Our most popular t-shirt design is available again for a few short weeks, this time with more color and…
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Super Bowl Sunday! Before the big game, come visit us at Petco and adopt your own MVP! Come meet some of our wonderful…
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In December, Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary acquired six more hounds that were released from a research laboratory.…
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Did you know that every time you take your dog - or maybe your cat! - for a walk, you can also help out Kindness Ranch…
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With your help, Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary had a record year in 2014 with 78 intakes and 54 adoptions of former…
It is finally moving day, after months of building and completing Kitty Paradise just in time for the Holidays! What a…
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Help Us Build Piggy Playland! Help build an enclosure and provide enrichment for pigs in need.Kindness Ranch, located…
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Fourteen Horses now call their forever home, Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary. Casper, Misty, Trinity and Cheyenne were…
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We are so happy to share this picture of our precious Snip (on the left) - now named Patch! - hanging out with his new…
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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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Chandler is a smart, people-loving dog looking for his new best friend! At 1-1/2 years old, he is still quite the puppy…
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Sweet Coach is a gentle soul previously used in laboratory research. This 8-year-old beagle mix is enjoying his time at…
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***PENDING APPLICATION*** Lexi, a 2-year-old hound mix, is ready to find her forever home after spending much of her…
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***ADOPTION PENDING*** Lucy, a 9-year-old beagle previously used in laboratory research, is on the hunt for her forever…
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Don’t let Monica’s shy introduction fool you – she just needs a little time to warm up and then you’ll have a new best…
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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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This bouncy bundle of Beagle energy is sure to keep you on your toes! Patrick is an affectionate, people-loving dog who…
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***ADOPTION PENDING*** Though there’s no denying that she is quite the looker, Phoebe is much more than just another…
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*Not yet available for adoption Rachel has been at Kindness Ranch for a few months now, and though she has come a long…
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*new arrival Smalls is new at Kindness Ranch and is not yet ready for adoption. This shy boy is still settling in and…
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Meet Teva! A six-year-old black and tan coonhound mix previously used in laboratory research, Teva is a sweet hound…
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Affectionately called "Me-Too Baloo" by staff, this handsome gentleman always wants to be in on the action. At five…
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Bianca is a sweet, shy, three-year-old girl who likes to spend time in the outdoor cat run watching the birds and the…
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This green-eyed boy is very affectionate to staff and visitors alike. He can be found curled up on a soft blanket or…
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This 2 year old tiger beauty is a bit more reserved than her sisters, but is still very playful and affectionate. She…
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Chester is a very friendly almost-two-year-old cat who would make a great addition to any home. He has been at the…
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Corey is a friendly, playful guy who is usually one of the first to greet visitors at the Kitty Bunkhouse. He loves to…
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Sweet Dotti is the perfect combination of youth and maturity that would make her a great fit in any home. She can be a…
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Dr. M has an air of mystery about him. He is quite the explorer and enjoys spending time outside. He always seems to be…
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Since his arrival at the Kitty Bunkhouse, George has become quite the outdoorsman. He loves spending time in the…
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Though shy to new people, Skip is a real love once he is comfortable. He loves to chase the laser pointer and relax on…
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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nope, it’s just Smoke the kitty, perched way up high above your head! This seven-year-old…
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Stripe's 14th birthday is this September and our wish for this sweet senior is a nice quiet home of his very own.…
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Tiger is a sweet senior girl who values the simple things in life – a little wet food in the mornings, a good sun spot…
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Willy is a confident, outgoing kitty who will keep you on your toes for years to come! At two years old, this friendly…

Appointments are REQUIRED in advance to visit Kindness Ranch. Please make appointments with minimum of 48 hours notice to ensure we will be able to accommodate your visit. Thank you!