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Happy Mothers

Happy Mothers

The maternal instincts that we humans have are not dissimilar to those of other animals. All desire to be happy mothers! In this respect, farmed animals are well denoted. So, when it comes to any attempt at interference between a mother and her offspring, those who...

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Animals in LOVE

Animals in LOVE

There is strong scientific evidence that animals experience a spectrum of emotions - including, yes, LOVE. As far back as Pythagoras, great minds believed that animals were able to experience emotions such as joy, fear, jealousy, compassion and other feelings,...

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Calf in the Cradle

Calf in the Cradle

Joey, the calf, landed in our hands as a result of twists of fate that we may never be able to fully explain.  What is known to us is that Joey, a baby only mere weeks old, was found struggling to try and gain ground up an embankment of the river he had strayed...

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Our 6 Favorite Vegan Summer Dessert Recipes

Our 6 Favorite Vegan Summer Dessert Recipes

If you need a little summer dessert recipe inspiration or are looking for a new vegan dessert recipe to try, here are six of our favorite summertime sweet treats! These go-to vegan dessert recipes from Team CHF will surprise and delight your taste buds. They’re so...

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Visiting Changing Hearts Farm

Visiting Changing Hearts Farm

We here at Changing Hearts Farm hold as one of the most important parts of our mission, providing the opportunity for as many folks as possible to mix and mingle with the animals that most of us have otherwise been taught to view as food or products. That is why a big...

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Cassidy’s Story

Cassidy’s Story

Cassidy was a mere five months old when he came to us, along with his mother Rosebud. He was part of a succession of calves who had been bred and born into a situation where they were viewed and used as commodities. Those before him, Rosebud’s previous calves, had...

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Rosebud’s Story

Rosebud’s Story

Sweet Rosebud formerly lived on a homestead. The family who was keeping her had endeavored to live “off the land” and “off the grid”. But, as happens all too often in these types of situations, they later had a change of heart.  Inevitably, it came time to...

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A Mother Pig’s Plight

A Mother Pig’s Plight

Our very first rescue, Jimmy, came to us after he was discovered lying next to his deceased mother and siblings in some woods. We are not certain of the circumstances behind Jimmy’s predicament but it is likely that, in fear for her safety and that of her impending...

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Jimmy’s Story: Our First Resident

Jimmy’s Story: Our First Resident

Dear Jimmy came into our care even before the buildout of the sanctuary. But when we were contacted by two incredible women working in rescue (whom we'd met during a prior case at a sanctuary where we had previously volunteered) we knew it was meant to be that he...

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