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Noodle – the cutest rooster in the world – needs a perfect home

Oh MY!  When this little man walks, every feather jiggles and wiggles like a noodle! When he’s wet, he looks slick like a super model… Could there be a more adorable little rooster in the world? Well maybe there could be.. but wow this boy is someone worth crowing about don’t you think!? Noodle is a […]

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Lady Boy – Stunning bantam rooster for adoption

This incredibly handsome little man is an Old English Game Bantam/White Silky cross and is approximately 6 months old.  He was accidentally bred by his current owner (her clever hen hid her nest of little eggs) and so although he was not planned, he has been a loved member of the poultry family.  Unfortunately, as is […]

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Top chick Gwenny needs a new home

This stunning Silver-laced Wyandotte was taken in by her current custodian because she was facing “the chop” at her former home due to not laying enough eggs.  Gwenny was saved from that untimely outcome but now she has to find another home again as things have got a little unmanageable at her current home.  The problem […]

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Foster or forever home needed for cute puppy!

This URGENT call for help comes from SAFE Avon Valley – if you can give Snuggle a temporary or permanent home, please let them know ASAP. ❤️ Calling all puppy lovers! (Let’s be honest, who isn’t a puppy lover?!) We are urgently seeking a wonderful loving family to open their heart and home and provide […]

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Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Concert – Fundraiser Event

**UPDATE** Congratulations to the winners of the Foo Fighters Concert Fundraiser for Happy Hooves Farm Sanctuary. 1st Prize – Glenn Skipper 2nd Prize – Stephen Bushell 3rd Prize – James Waltham Your tickets have been posted via registered post and should arrive no later than Friday. Please be sure to contact us if you do […]

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STILL WAITING! Foster or Adopt – Simba the Mastiff/Ridgeback X

This gorgeous looking dog was listed by Staffy & Bully Breed Rescue back in October 2011, and is currently being held in kennels so is desperately needing to find a Foster or Forever home.  He is so gorgeous to look at, and according to Bec, has a beautiful personality – so he would make a […]

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RAINBOW BRIDGE – Bruce the Gentle Goat

UPDATE: 1/11/14 We are all very sad to report that our lovely boy Bruce has gone over the Rainbow Bridge. Bruce was finding it very hard to urinate, we were manually relieving his bladder for him and he wasn’t getting any better.  The vet preformed surgery on him and remove a urethra stone, unfortunately this was […]

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Happy Hooves Farm Sanctuary

In 2012, my hubby (Ric) and I purchased an amazing property in the Perth Hills on 150 glorious acres of pasture and natural bushland.  The property is called “Kookaburra” and it is magical.. full of tranquil dams brimming with bird-life, majestic gums and imposing jarrahs, rolling pasture and leaf-strewn woodlands.  Rabbits have made a veritable […]

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Call for Foster Carers – from 9 Lives Cat Rescue

Hi All 9 Lives Cat Rescue are receiving phone calls every day to take in pregnant mums, kittens and adults but we cant do that unless we have reliable and loving foster carers to place them with until they can be re homed. We provide everything you need to care for the kitties we place […]

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Cat Haven URGENTLY seeking foster carers

The Cat Haven is desperate for help again… Currently inundated with kittens & cats. Can you help a kitty in need by offering a temporary home? Cat Haven cover all the costs – all you have to give is a safe space and a little TLC. Please read below for details on how you can […]

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Abandoned or discarded Greyhounds need loving homes

This call for help comes from Greyhound Adoptions WA.  They have several dogs needing rescue, most of which are on very limited time and must find homes urgently! You can see the full list of Greyhounds needing help HERE. About GAWA: As a not-for-profit animal welfare organisation, the primary mission of Greyhound Adoptions WA is […]

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It’s Not all About the Food. But OMG – the FOOD!

There is something about vegans and food. Specifically, vegans and their food. I know that that is somewhat of a sweeping generalisation, but I can confidently declare that most of the vegan crowd I hang with sure do have a thing about the glory of what they choose to eat. Years ago, as a child […]

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An Ugly Side of Facebook

Hasn’t Facebook changed our world?  It seems like just yesterday when I watched Wall E and its humorous, if slightly disturbing, portrayal of human beings in little mobile capsules communicating with others via the computer screen in front of them, all the while blissfully unaware of the real people physically around them (but doing the […]

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Australian “Free Range” egg production set to become more intensive

An article on Sydney Morning Herald’s website about impending amendments to the definition of “Free Range” egg production reveals some worrisome changes, but comes as no surprise to most animal advocates.  It represents a shining example of what animal protection groups already know –  that Animal Ag. industry guidelines will always be amended and manipulated […]

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The Chooks…

We have chooks.  To anybody unfamiliar with the Aussie vernacular, a chook is a chicken.  When we first moved to the Hills, we were intent on adopting several critters.  It was surprising to discover that we were not permitted to keep hoofed animals on our acre, especially considering there are properties in the immediate vicinity […]

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ADOPTED – Two adorable Golden Retrievers – need a “together” home

**UPDATE 30/04/12** We’ve received word that both dogs have found a fantastic home with a family with 2 kids and a property.  This was the hoped-for outcome and is wonderful news!! **UPDATE** I just received word from Vogue Vets that these two dogs were surrendered to a local shelter, but it is not yet known […]

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ADOPTED!! Sweet Honey – the Pharaoh Hound that can’t find a home…

**UPDATE 22/12/12** Fantastic to hear that this beautiful girl is now with her furever family, yay! :) ***UPDATE 20/06/12*** Honey is currently on trial with her new family, so we hope it all works out for her.  Stay tuned for a (hopefully) positive update / confirmation on her new home! This dear sweet girl has […]

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ADOPTED!! Adorable Bowie the Greyhound – Adoption Needed

***UPDATE 20/06/12*** Very pleased to announce that Bowie has been adopted, woo hoo! :)  All the best to Bowie and her new family. Bowie is a fabulous dog who certainly lives up to his rock star name! He is a super sweet little love bug who steals hearts wherever he goes, including that of his […]

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The Amazing Story of Mr Matsumura – Saviour of Animals in Fukushima

I recently learned about the incredible personal dedication and sacrifice one man is making in Japan in the wake of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant meltdown.  Mr Matsumura is the last man standing in the “forbidden zone” of Tomioka – refusing to leave so he can stay and care for as many animals as he can.  […]

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Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes @ Vegiehead.com

I just found this wonderful blog spot featuring amazingly delicious & healthy looking vegan recipes!  Check them out at vegiehead.com!

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Freedom For Farmed Rabbits

Check out the following link for information on Factory Farming rabbits – the terrible conditions they live in and what you can do to help. Freedom For Farmed Rabbits – Home http://ht.ly/8uhWu #factoryfarming #cruelty

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Vegan A-Musing: Family! – by Ramona Janssen

Firstly, I would like to acknowledge that this post went in a different way than I had anticipated it would.  I have mentioned the documentary Forks Over Knives a number of times, but this is because I found it fascinating and profoundly relevant.  I am in no way connected to that documentary nor its makers. […]

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Vegan Travel Destination – Normandy, France

I just found this pretty little place – called LA MAISON DU VERT which is a Vegetarian/Vegan Hotel and Restaurant in Normandy, France. Situated in a stunning valley with 3.5 Acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, it looks like the perfect place to hide away, for a relaxing holiday or short break. They have a Vegetarian […]

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Method: Household & personal cleaning products with a conscience

I just recently discovered Method products after attending an Enjo party – who on-sell the range.  I must admit that I was skeptical at first that the range was truly vegan (that’s the trouble with being a conscious consumer.. you learn to never trust what a supplier tells you until you’ve had a chance to […]

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Evohe – Natural and Organic Skin, Fragrance & Cosmetic Products – Cruelty Free – No Palm Oil

Here’s another great company doing great things with natural and organic, TRULY cruelty free ingredients.  Below is a snippet from the EVOHE website detailing product line descriptions – for you to drool over. :) DAILY SKINCARE CLEANSE, MIST, MOISTURE 24/7, OMEGA 369 EVOHE keeps it simple. By making no rules! We offer products for your […]

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Davroe Haircare – fantastic cruelty free (vegan) line

I have just discovered this amazing cruelty free line of hair care products and have personally tested out the Curl Senses Shampoo, Conditioner & Creme Definer & I have to say – I LOVE THEM!!   I have naturally frizzy hair and finding good quality cruelty free products that actually work is a constant battle for […]

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Orange Power – Vegan Cleaning Products (Palm Oil Free)

A full range of cleaning products that are plant derived, palm oil free & no animal testing.  Check out the complete Orange Power range here and read about their commitment to protecting Orangutans here. Find where to buy here: http://www.orangepower.com.au/where-to-buy-2/    

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Cross Post – A Letter From A Shelter Manager

This letter was posted onto an animal rescue wall on Facebook – it is straight forward and heartfelt… and says in volumes the words and emotions I feel when I think about the drastically sad reality for abandoned and unwanted pets.  I hope you enjoy reading it too and that it fuels your desire to […]

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The Live Cattle Trade to Indonesia – what we can do to end the senseless cruelty…

I just watched the Four Corners expose on live cattle trade to Indonesia (http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/special_eds/20110530/cattle/)… if you haven’t seen it already, I urge you to watch it now via the link before you read on, it will be a real eye opener and make the content of my ramblings below easier to understand.After watching the doco, […]

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Free E-Book – Guide to Cruelty Free Eating

This comprehensive guide to cruelty free eating is brought to you by Vegan Outreach. It features dietary advice, nutrient needs, recipes, information on animal welfare and loads more. It’s a very informative read.

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Beau & Jangles

Beau & Jangles (goats). Arrived 26 January 2015 Originally nameless and facing imminent slaughter, Beau & Jangles were rescued and arrived safely at Happy Hooves Farm Sanctuary after 8 hours of traveling. The two boys were originally quite shy and fearful, but have settled in really well, and we relished the task of ensuring their health, […]

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Tully

Tully (sheep). This little guy came from a place where he was about to become a dinner guest (not in a good way), but luckily he found his way to us at about three to four months of age. As soon as Tully arrived he displayed a strong need for company and affection, even though […]

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Precious Petal

Petal the lamb arrived 18 February 2015 This sweet little girl was rejected by her mum and so with nobody to raise her, the farmer was going to put her down.  However a kindly employee couldn’t stand the idea that this little life would be extinguished, and so she volunteered to take her on and […]

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Peppa Pig Needs a Loving Home

This call for help comes from a kind-hearted lady who has found herself and her sweet pig in a bind.  Peppa’s owner has been ordered to get her off the property, either by re-homing her or euthanasia, whichever is the quickest!  We really would like to try and find her a safe home rather than […]

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Rose and Bud

Rose and Bud (lambs). Arrived 16 December 2014 These two lambs were surrendered to us by a lady who originally rescued them from being killed at birth, simply because they were born out of season.  The kind young woman was in Western Australia doing work experience involving animal sciences at a farm, she looked after the little […]

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Yuki and Kenji

Yuki and Kengi Arrived 4/10/2014 In early October we took in two adorable little chicks – the end result of a preschool hatching program. If they hadn’t found their way to us they would’ve gone back to the supplier to an unknown and possibly lethal fate, and any brothers would’ve been killed as there is […]

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Outback Bess

Bess Arrived 8/10/14 Introducing Bess, an older female sheep and our newest recruit who was found in bushland, heavy with wool and severely flyblown. Rescued by angels and brought to us on the 8th of October 2014. These angels that found Bess had her treated at the vets and sheared, and now she’s come to […]

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Determined David

This is the story of David, the little sheep who faced a giant of an obstacle, and lived to tell the tale. On 16 September 2014, a little lamb was surrendered to us with a severe case of scours (diarrhoea) which his owners had tried in vain to treat.  Sadly however, he failed to improve […]

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