Currently Sponsored

 

Some of these animals are permanent residents of the sanctuary and are available to sponsor. Thank you to our current sponsors.

 

If you are interested in sponsoring an animal, please visit the Available for Sponsorship page and then contact us.

Lucy

Lucy might be the smallest cat here, but she has a big personality! Lucy rewards patience with sweet affection, and adores treats. Her paws are lightning fast and snag yummy morsels before her cat friends have a chance to investigate! Sponsoring Lucy is $45 per month.

 

Lucy is being sponsored by Serena An, a cat lover, wonderful person and frequent visitor with her aunt Diane. Thank you for your kindness and compassion in sponsoring her!

Teresa

Teresa is a very happy and confident sheep like her buddy Jenny! She is very cheerful, and when we come with the grain bucket she does a little happy dance then dashes ahead of everyone else to be first! Teresa reminds us every day that the “grass is greener on the other side” because she keeps an eye on the paths and asks to be let out to “mow the lawn” with her friends. Sponsoring Teresa is $45 per month. 

Thank you Eva for your kind support of Teresa; we appreciate your kindness.

Mr. Pink

Introducing Mr. Pink! Is he not a handsome boy? He is very friendly, is a champion napper, squeaks when you hug him (so of course there is a lot of hugging) and follows you everywhere you go. He is a wonderful buddy who acts more like a friendly pup than a cat! Sponsoring Mr. Pink is $40 per month. 

Thank you Kristine Simmons for sponsoring Mr. Pink. We are so grateful for your support over so many years.

Snowshoe

Snowshoe is a very sweet female that takes her cues from Phil but is always charmed by children and women...Partly because she loves shiny sparkly things and likes to examine these items up close! She has a very elegant walk and moves with a great deal of grace! Sponsoring Snowshoe is $35 per month.

Snowshoe is now being sponsored by Sarah and Michael in honour of their late Guinea Pig Mulder. Thank you both for your kind hearts.

Rico

Rico is a real gentleman. He has such nice manners and because he knows that, he is a big boy yet is very careful around everyone! When we kiss his nose, he tickles us with his whiskers. What a gorgeous boy in every way! Sponsoring Rico is $60 per month.

Colleen Bastien is sponsoring Rico. Thank you for your ongoing generosity!

Golden Girl - Blanche

Blanche is Rose’s daughter and has the sweetest smile you can imagine, which matches her personality. She is a sponge for affection and adores pets, kisses, and then more pets and kisses after that! Like her mother Rose ,she loves to climb, she appreciates being able to say “hello!” face to face!  Sponsoring Blanche is $45 per month.

This sponsorship is in loving memory of Linda Ann McNinch (November 8th, 1949 - March 19th, 2017) "grandmother" to the Golden Girls - Sophia, Rose, Blanche and Dorothy. Linda was a great animal lover and long time volunteer helping animals for many years.  Her family loves and misses her.  

Jenny

Jenny is a sweet Suffolk Sheep that will often step away from the herd to quietly observe things for herself. She loves getting a good scratch under her wool and will gaze at you with the softest brown eyes. It is so peaceful to be around her! Sponsoring Jenny is $45 per month.

For our mother, Donna: A continuous gift all year long because you've always loved sheep so much. From your daughters, Kari (and Andrew) and Krista

Archie

Archie is a miniature pygmy goat who is so friendly and companionable that there is no resisting him when he wants attention. He is very small, and does his very best to charm everyone to notice and love him! He gives kisses and will trot next to you so he doesn’t miss any fun! Sponsoring Archie is $45 per month.

Archie is being sponsored by Michelle Schnob in honour of Adam Laporte. Thank you both very much for your love of the animals!

Puff

Puff is an approximately 27 year old small pony who was found lost and wandering in the woods. He is a lovely fellow who made friends in the forest, and is making friends here too! Sponsoring Puff is $50 a month. 

Puff is being sponsored by Len and Faith. “Sponsoring Puff is our Valentine’s Day gift to each other.  It is an honour to sponsor sweet Puff and the wonderful volunteers at Big Sky Ranch as they make a difference in animals’ lives.”

Maximus

Beautiful Maximus is one of the young calves brought here that loves the open fields; leading the others to patches of clover that he adores. Face rubs and getting a good brushing are his favourite activities. Sponsoring him is $55 per month.

Maximus is being sponsored by Matthew Timms, for his beloved wife Gillian Reid-Timms, on the occasion of their 3rd year wedding anniversary.

Rock Star

Rock Star is a Plymouth Rock Rooster with a huge personality and the biggest bobbing strut on the entire Ranch. He even stands at attention on the highest perches waiting for someone to notice and “ooh” and “aah”. He crows very rarely, but when he does we can hear him no matter where we are! Sponsoring Rock Star is $35 per month.

We thank Megha and Manpreet for their love and support of the animals!

Helen

Helen is a very serious cow! She is the boss and watches over all the other cows and calves with a loving and stern eye. She is the oldest of the cows here, and the wisest with a tender heart for the young animals. She has discovered that she likes apples very much! Sponsoring Helen is $55 per month.

Helen is currently being sponsored by Sarah Aaron.

Jessie

My name is Jessie, and I love to play.  Even though I am shy, I do like people and will come close when no one is looking! Sponsoring me is $55 per month.

Jessie is being sponsored by Carole Dolan in honour of the volunteers at Big Sky Ranch Sanctuary that care for the animals every day. Thank you Carole for your kindness!

Norm

This is Norm! He is a 4yr old sheep that loves meeting people and getting treats. Sponsoring Norm is $40 per month. 

Chris Lawrence is now sponsoring Norm and Fanny in memory of Jack- thank you Chris for your help and generosity.

Edgar

This is Edgar. He is a beautiful Rhode Island Red rooster who needed a home to live out his days. Edgar is very tame and curious about everything.  He is such a quiet gentleman that when he crows (at any hour of the day!) we always laugh and are so pleased to hear his big voice! Sponsoring Edgar is $35 per month.

Thank you Sandy and Steve Schultz for your great kindness to the animals. Your warm hearts are appreciated.

Sophie

Sophie is as sweet as can be and loves everybody. One of her favourite activities is playing peek a boo and she can often be found in the garden flowers! Sponsoring Sophie is $35 per month.

Steve Price is now sponsoring Sophie, in memory of "Jackson", his dear Jack Russell who was dearly loved and greatly missed.  Thank you for your kindness.

Maxx

My name is Maxx and I am a very sweet 12 year old tabby who is about 12 years old.  I love to cuddle and nap! Sponsoring Maxx is $30 per month.

Colleen Bastien is sponsoring Maxx! Thank you for your support!

Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel is as sweet as a potbellied pig can be. And with her sense of humour, love of belly rubs and all things crunchy and sweet, she is a delight to all. Coco Chanel once said, "A girl should be two things: classy & fabulous." Don't you think she looks both classy & fabulous in her black ensemble? With her elegant manners & gentle nature, Coco Chanel happily accepts invitations to events & squeals with delight when fed juicy apples & taken for walks. Sponsoring her is $50 per month.

Coco Chanel is being sponsored by Sandra. Thank you for your kind heart for the animals.

Phil

Phil is handsome, young, and full of energy and confidence! He never walks when he can hustle. It is quite something to look into his orange amber eyes...They a very warm and gentle and glow with intelligence. Sponsoring Phil is $35 per month.

Phil is being sponsored by Maya Raponi. A very Happy Birthday to you and thank you for your warm heart for the animals - especially Phil!

Sue Anne

Sue Anne is the leader of her little flock...Wherever Sue Anne goes, Lou and Phyllis follow! She is brave and tiny. If you go say hello, her little head will pop over the door and she will look right into your eyes with so much softness and kindness. Sponsoring Sue Anne is $45 per month.

Thank you very much Andrea Diaz for your support and your kind words: “A huge thank you goes to Big Sky Ranch for the amazing job taking care of these beautiful animal souls in so much need of love and attention!!”

Jasmine

This beautiful girl is Jasmine and she is about 17. She is very sweet, curious and kind, especially with children. She knows she is pretty and loves to prance and dance across the fields. Sponsoring Jasmine is $50 per month.

Thank you Jacquie Weldon!  We appreciate your support so much and your love for all the animals here too.

Whackie & Quackie

Whackie and Quackie are beautiful Black Indian Runner Ducks- they have a straight posture and wherever they go they move as a perfect match!  They glow in the sun- their feathers sparkle as much as the water they love to splash in. Sponsoring them as a pair is $50 per month.

The Roach family is now sponsoring Whackie and Quackie in loving memory of Chloe and Starr. “You will both be greatly missed and always in our hearts."

Leo

Leo is noble and very gentle; his best friend is little Norman and Leo always lets him eat first, and watches over him even though he is just a little guy himself!  He also likes his face and ears rubbed. Sponsoring Leo is $45 per month.

Leo is being sponsored with love by Zeynep and Nicholas. Thank you so much for your kindness.

Sylvester

Sylvester was found on the side of the road after being hit by a car. Our vet  fought to keep him alive. You hear the old saying, cats have 9 lives, well we think he went though 8 that day! Sylvester has become a fond reminder of how much love you can get from an animal that has a second chance. Sylvester's monthly expenses average $40.

Thank you Jen and Jeff Aris for your compassion in sponsoring Sylvester, in memory of Hubert.

Chloe

This is Chloe! She is a very gentle and soft  girl who is about 9-years-old. She is kind to all creatures, and her special friend is Mindy the Goat. Sponsoring Chloe is $45 per month.

Thank you to Chloe’s new friend Mr. Peter Oehring for sponsoring her for the next year!

Fergus

This is Fergus - he is a beautifully-coloured male emu, who is quiet and gentle. Sponsoring him is $35 per month.
 

Fergus is now being sponsored by the Moore Family: Wayne, Jolene, Raquel and Robert! Thank you very much for your kindness.

Speckles

This is Speckles. She is the head of the goats and is very calm and dignified. Sponsoring Speckles is $40 per month.

Speckles is being sponsored by Laura & John Roach in honour and memory of their much loved and missed Taralynn.  We are very grateful for your generosity.

Birch

Birch is just a little fellow but he keeps up with the other ducks and he is growing big and strong! He loves a snack of green peas and romaine and has an adorable little “quack”. 

Sponsoring Birch is $35 per month. 

We thank the English family for their generous support, and especially Willow and Kathy who keep a gentle space in their hearts for ducks everywhere.

Amigo

Amigo is a sweetheart who adores the goats and naps in the sunshine. He is a shy fellow and likes to approach at his own pace. When he does, he bats his long eyelashes as if to say “hello!” and makes little happy noises. Amigo is a great friend to everyone and is a sweet peaceful soul. Sponsoring Amigo is $50 per month.

Amigo is being sponsored by Shannon Nicholson, in honour of her mother, who “ inspires a love of animals and all that they bring to our lives.”   Thank you both for your kind hearts.

Phyllis Diller 1

This remarkable fellow (yes he is a Rooster) is a real charmer! His name is Phyllis Diller #1, and he bears his name with pride. He is a gentle Polish Rooster with a bouffant set of feathers on his head that seems to have a life of its own as he walks about! Sponsoring Phyllis Diller #1 is $25 per month.

Tim is sponsoring Phyllis Diller in honour of Carolanne Black on her birthday, who has always loved animals! We thank you both for your kindness.

Chief

Chief is the calm and gentle leader of the herd and is friends with everyone. He is a Paint gelding who is about 13 years old. Sponsoring him is $50 a month.

Thank you Valerie Acette for sponsoring the beautiful Chief in the name of your spouse and your best friend: Karen Spierkel and Karen Marincak...We are grateful for your kindness and generosity!

Coconut

Coconut is a gentle, sweet, and small cat who loves to approach quietly, slowly waving his tail and vibrating head to toe purring. Sponsoring Coconut is $35 per month.

Coconut is being sponsored by the Kitty Clan family...Thank you!  “The Kitty Clan; Walnut, Wasabi, LuLu, Pumpkin And Pecan, are thrilled to be armchair observers of the fantastic adventures of Coconut!"

Golden Girl - Dorothy

Dorothy is Sophia’s daughter and is the most independent of the Golden Girls. She is quiet, very polite, and is so happy when special attention is given to her. She copies everything that Sophia does, sees every open door as an opportunity and is very smart with the door latches too! Sponsoring Dorothy is $45 per month

This sponsorship is in loving memory of Linda Ann McNinch (November 8th, 1949 - March 19th, 2017) "grandmother" to the Golden Girls - Sophia, Rose, Blanche and Dorothy. Linda was a great animal lover and long time volunteer helping animals for many years.  Her family loves and misses her.  

Lily

Lily is a gentle and lovely little soul who is exploring her world with grace and bursts of energy too. Sponsoring Lily is $55 per month.

Thank you Megan Coleman for your loving heart for cow.

Cookie

Cookie adores every mealtime and all snacks in between! It is a joy to watch her eat because every mouthful is so yummy. Sometimes she closes her eyes in bliss and always shows approval with lots of tail wagging too! Sponsoring Cookie is $45 a month.

Thank you Laura Roach for sponsoring Cookie on behalf of Berry and Rambo. We are grateful for your affection and warmth for the animals.

Maddie

Maddie the Suffolk sheep is so nice! She is a favourite of the shy sheep, especially those who learn from her adventures. Sponsoring Maddie is $45 per month.

Maddie, thank you so much for your love of animals the world needs more youth like you!

Phyllis Diller 2

We never get tired of watching Phyllis Diller #2- like all Polish Roosters he is remarkably quiet and gentle, but what is really interesting and adorable is to watch him interact with all the other birds in the yard! Because of the pouf of feathers on his head that dips over his eyes as he walks, many things are a surprise and he always reacts with a joyful "Oh Hi! Didn't see you there!" friendliness that is very sweet to see. Sponsoring Phyllis Diller # 2 is $25 per month.

Tinamarie Jones is sponsoring Phyllis Diller 2 in memory of her beloved cat, Chai.  Thank you for your kind heart.

Lucy

This is Lucy, and a sweeter little girl there couldn't possibly be. Everything this miniature potbellied pig does is very cute, and because she is only four months old, she is doing a lot! Lucy is curious about everything, and at the end of the day snuggles in her bed and blankets with her little nose poking out. Sponsoring Lucy is $35 per month.

Lucy is proudly sponsored by Jazmin and Joseph, new farmers of Seven Fields Farm and Orchard.               

Tafft

Tafft is a magnificent Canadian, who is about 15 hands tall! He is strong, friendly, and likes to meet everyone and explore the grounds together. Tafft also has a great love of a juicy apple! Sponsoring him is $50 per month.

Tafft is being sponsored in memory of Lloyd, we thank you for your kindness.

Milo

My name is Milo! Although I look grumpy in this photo, I am very sweet and  extremely affectionate. I love treats, quiet time and rubbing my face against everyone who comes and says “hello”! I am social with the other cats at the Ranch and my best friend is Tello.  Together we love exploring the nooks and crannies of the barn. Sponsoring Milo is $35 per month.

Céline Desjardins is sponsoring Milo (in honour of my beautiful Kiki).

Chester & Lucy

Friends Chester and Lucy have had many adventures together and are now safe at Big Sky Ranch! They are curious about everything, love treats and swimming in the pond together. Their average expenses are $25 per month.

Thank you Sandy and Steve Schultz for your great kindness to the animals. Your warm hearts are appreciated.

Henry

My name is Henry, and after a rocky start to life, I am a lucky rooster!  I was found as a baby chick and dearly loved, until I had to go to a new home where I could crow to my heart’s content! I love to parade around the Ranch checking up on everything, and I crow at all times of the day as soon as the sun comes up! Sponsoring Henry is $25 per month.

Henry is being very kindly sponsored by Maria- thank you Maria for choosing Henry to care for!

Little Debbie

Little Debbie came as a baby to BSR in Oct of 2014 and we have enjoyed seeing her grow up! She is trusting of people and has the kind, expressive eyes that emus are known for. Sponsoring her is $40 per month.

Colleen Bastien is sponsoring Little Debbie! Thank you for your support!

Hoch

Hoch means “tall” or “high” in German and Hoch is BIG! He is a Morgan / Canadian cross and trusts his best friend Motley absolutely. They are two dignified gentle souls who love being petted. Hoch is an example to us here of pure loyalty, friendship and devotion. Sponsoring him is $60 per month.

Hoch is now being sponsored by Robyn and David Aaron. Thank you very much for your kindness and your love of horses!

Roxie

Roxie is adorable, playful and very spunky!  One of her very best friends is Lightning. Because Roxie is very social and fun wherever she goes on the ranch there is lots of leaping, jumping and of course  good snoozes in the sun.  Sponsoring Roxie is $45 per month.

Roxie is being sponsored by Julien! We thank you so much for your kindness and choosing Roxie who celebrates joy every single day.

Roxie

Roxie is energetic and spunky! She is an expert yet gentle head butter and invites everyone to play and jump with her. She can jump quite high for such a small goat and loves to be admired for her energy! Sponsoring Roxie is $45 per month.

Thank you so much Michelle Wood for sponsoring Roxie! We appreciate your support!

Shadow

Shadow is a sweet Dwarf Paint Horse with one blue eye and one brown eye.  He loves to play with his best friend Casper and is curious about everyone who comes to visit. He comes with us to visit nursing homes and schools. Sponsoring Shadow is $45 per month.

Thank you Angela, who is sponsoring Shadow in loving memory of her dear husband and best friend Roderick MacLennan.

Clover

Clover is the cuddliest Pygmy Goat imaginable. Petite, round, and affectionate, she will manage to get close to you through all the bigger goats because she is so small! She loves to be pet gently and is very fond of vegetable treats. Sponsoring Clover is $45 per month.

Clover is being sponsored by Alex in honour and on behalf of Danielle Pham. Thank you both for your kindness and love for animals.

Alfie

Alfie is a beautiful male peacock who has become best friends with Gretel! He normally lets her chatter and gobble, but when Alfie chimes in, you can hear what he has to say from everywhere on the ranch!  Alfie is very gentle and will gracefully approach to say hello. Sponsoring Alfie is $60 per month.

Thank you Katie and Luke for your support of Alfie. His great beauty is perfectly reflected in your hearts.

Rhonda

Rhonda came to the Sanctuary with her friend Mary. Isn’t her winter wool amazing?! She is very quiet and calm and everyone feels relaxed when looking into her big brown eyes. Sponsoring this sweetie is $45 per month.

A big “Thank You!” to Bear Street Yarn who is now sponsoring both Mary and Rhonda.  We are grateful for your generosity.

Motley

My name is Motley! I am a peaceful and beautiful 20 year old fellow who loves everyone and makes friends with all the other horses and donkeys. Sponsoring me is $45 per month.

Dawn and Michael Zaversenuke are sponsoring Motley in memory of his best friends, Sam and Erin, who adored their donkey companion.

Sebastien

Sebastien is a Sebastopol Goose! His feathers are a glorious cascade of curly feathers that dance in the breeze as he rushes to investigate everything and everyone! Sponsoring Sebastien is $30 per month.

Happy Birthday Mom! Love from Joanna and Sebastien!

Don-K

Don-K is a permanent resident of Big Sky. Don-K is a great help keeping coyotes and other predators away from the horses. Don-K's monthly expenses average $35.

Peter and Helen Bailey of Petawawa, Ontario are sponsoring Don-K for the next year. Thank you!

Lola

Lola has the softest fur imaginable, and when she settles on your lap she is completely irresistible to pet! She loves looking at people in the eye and she will often be perched up high so that she can say hello face to face and convince you to snuggle with her!  Sponsoring Lola is $35 per month.

Francine Charbonneau is sponsoring Lola in memory of her former sponsor kitty - (another) Lola. 

Petey

Petey is one of the bigger sheep, but his wool grows so fast and poofy that he seems even bigger! He likes a good scratch and it is amazing to feel how warm he is under inches of wool in the wintertime. He is very polite with his friends and lets other sheep lead the way! Sponsoring Petey is $30 per month

Thank you Juliana Miele for your sponsorship of Petey!  Happy Birthday from your friend Sabrina!

Hugo

My name is Hugo and I am a very friendly two year old boy. When I first came to the Ranch I was not used to people but I soon made a lot of friends and I discovered that apples and baby carrots are my favourite treats in the world! Even though I am big I am very gentle and enjoy visitors! Sponsoring me is $45 per month. 

Hugo is now being sponsored in honour of our late son and brother, Justin Quarterman, with whom we shared a great love for animals. Love always from Bill, Anne and Trisha.

Creamsicle

This is Creamsicle - but he prefers to be called Cream! Cream is very independent and loves being outside. He is one of the strongest cats we have seen and makes a point of not slowing down in any weather. When it suits him, he will come to the barn and sit down next to a bowl and wait patiently for wet food, which he adores. Sponsoring Cream is $35 per month.

Creamsicle is being sponsored by Evelyn B. Thank you so much for your love and kindness.

Skittles

Skittles is such a cheerful sweetheart. She loves investigating the lawn and will happily go for walks. Skittles enjys being petted gently on her soft brown fur. She is a big girl (a giant!!), and when she sits up she is surprisingly tall, which makes everyone giggle. Sponsoring Skittles is $30 per month.

Thank you Janice and Jamie for sponsoring Skittles! We are grateful for your support.

Golden Girl - Rose

Rose is the goat that leads the other Golden Girls on adventures. She is not the boss, but they know that wherever Rose goes there will be fun and new things to explore! Her best friends are the other goats; she is shy around people but is always happy to see treats and loves to eat. Sponsoring Rose is $45 per month.

This sponsorship is in loving memory of Linda Ann McNinch (November 8th, 1949 - March 19th, 2017) "grandmother" to the Golden Girls - Sophia, Rose, Blanche and Dorothy. Linda was a great animal lover and long time volunteer helping animals for many years.  Her family loves and misses her.  

Golden Girl - Sophia

Sophia is the absolute Queen of the Cashmere Goats. Her face is absolutely beautiful and she loves being told how lovely she is. She adores a good scratch between her horns and comes running when she is called even if she is busy keeping an eye on the other goats! Sponsoring Sophia is $45 per month.

This sponsorship is in loving memory of Linda Ann McNinch (November 8th, 1949 - March 19th, 2017) "grandmother" to the Golden Girls - Sophia, Rose, Blanche and Dorothy. Linda was a great animal lover and long time volunteer helping animals for many years.  Her family loves and misses her.  

Punkin

Punkin is a gelded Shetland Pony. Punkin gives rides to children with special needs as well as other kids who may be meeting a horse for the first time. He is a permanent resident that may be a little guy but his purpose is so big. Punkin's monthly costs are $70.

Thank you to the wonderful staff of Pet Valu in Kemptville! We are grateful for your support!

Troy

Troy is a very good boy who will check out your pockets for hidden treats and leans on you to get a good hug and a scratch behind the ears. He gets along with everyone and has a very soft “moo”. Sponsoring Troy is $55 per month.

Kathleen Hartin is sponsoring Troy as a gift to her fiancé Kurt Refling.  We thank you both very much!

Harold

Harold the Guinea Fowl is a very busy fellow! He never gets tired and sets a schedule for himself that includes patrolling the Sanctuary, scouring the land for bugs of all kinds, and taking dust baths. And of course, he is incredibly fast! Sponsoring Harold is $30 per month.

"Livy is fast like Harold, but she does not like bugs like Harold does! We look forward to visiting him again soon.”  Thank you so much for your kindness Livy!

Stella

Stella is small, sweet and gentle. She always lets others eat first and adores belly rubs in the sun. She even gets drowsy standing up and soaking in the rays of sunshine in the late afternoon! Sponsoring Stella is $35 per month.

"For my wife, Natasha. Our love grows every year. Happy Anniversary to the woman I love, who loves animals." We thank you both for your kind hearts.

Buckley

Buckley is a total cutie pie. He is such a tiny pygmy goat and yet so full of confidence and absolutely loves to jump!  He is friendly and always loves a good scratch behind the ears. Sponsoring Buckley is $45 per month.

Buckley is being sponsored by Helen Friel in memory of her daughter, Nadine Gelineau, to commemorate Nadine’s birthday. She would have loved this little goat!

Sparky

Sparky is all ears! Born here at the Ranch from a cow that was brought over to us. Sparky has started life surrounded by people who love animals and in a happy small herd. He is very energetic and lively. Here he is having a bit of a rest from playing with Lily. Sponsoring Sparky is $55 per month.

Sparky is now being sponsored by Debbie and Andrea in memory of Willow, the English Cocker Spaniel. Thank you for your kindness.

Cous Cous

Cous Cous is a beautiful bird who adores water, fresh greens, and her  best friend Jasmine who has taken this gentle goose under her wing. She  loves people and only honks a little when people visit! Sponsoring Cous Cous is $30 per month.

Thank you Isabel Richer for your support of Cous Cous- he is a happy Goose!

Louie & Gabby

They are very sweet and are always together. They were abandoned in the wild as little ducklings to fend for themselves but are now safe at the Ranch where they can usually be found swimming in the kiddie pool. Their average expenses are $25 per month.

Thank you Sandy and Steve Schultz for your great kindness to the animals. Your warm hearts are appreciated.

Zeus

This is Zeus! He is a very strong and smart sheep and leads the herd. He is surprisingly gentle and lets the other sheep rush to the grain first- he is never pushy. The sheep follow him everywhere and copy everything he does. He likes romaine lettuce a lot. Sponsoring Zeus is $45 per month.

Dominique and Randy are sponsoring handsome Zeus for the next year- thank you for your caring.

Yoyo

Yoyo the Donkey is a real sweet heart; she likes to be groomed and loves when you talk to her. She is a permanent resident of the sanctuary. Her monthly expenses average $50.

Emily Black is sponsoring Yoyo - thank you so much!

Hazel

Hazel (also known as Hurricane Hazel) is so full of energy it is hard to believe! She has a few superpowers, here are only a few! Hazel loves racing competitions with the golf cart, and wins! She also can jump five feet in the air, she has an extensive vocabulary and her best one is that she gives kisses with her whole heart and doesn’t stop until you beg her. It is amazing that we have a photo of her sitting still! Sponsoring her is $50 a month.

Mary and Jacques are now sponsoring Hazel, in honour of their dear friend Gerry Hogan, a big fan and volunteer with us at Big Sky Ranch. Thank you very much.

Savannah

This is lovely Savannah. This sweetheart is a North Country Cheviot -- a breed originally from Scotland! She is a lovebug who loves people and is discovering that baby carrots are quite delicious! Sponsoring Savannah is $45 per month.

We thank the Cirka Family for their kind and generous sponsorship of Savannah.

Loki

Loki is magnificent in every way! When he stands on his hind legs he is six feet tall, and on all four, not much shorter!  He is very calm and sweet and loves to play. Sponsoring Loki is $45 per month.

Thank you Basia for sponsoring this big boy. We are grateful for all of your support!

Diesel

Diesel is a Huarizo, which is a cross of a Llama and an Alpaca. Diesel loves to visit out in the community and educate groups. He also loves to sing! His monthly costs are $50.

Sponsored with love by Jean Hartjes in memory of Adam.

Leon

Leon is a very special little kid who likes to play above all else. When he is having fun, even the older goats want to play! He has a sweet little voice that makes everyone giggle! Sponsoring Leon is $45 per month.

Thank you so much Michael and Candace! Leon is a lovely boy and it is wonderful that you see how special he is! We appreciate your kindness.

Mary

Mary is a shy Shetland sheep who has all her winter wool in this photo! She will look so much smaller in the Spring. Sponsoring Mary is $45 per month.

A big “Thank You” to Bear Street Yarn who is now sponsoring both Mary and Rhonda. We are grateful for your generosity.

Nameless

Nameless came here on her own years ago...Yes, she knows her name! We think that secretly, she loves being different and special in every way. Nameless is the Queen of the wilder cats here at the Sanctuary and they all follow her lead. She loves really stinky cat food too! Sponsoring Nameless is $35 per month.

We thank Sandra and Steven Schultz for their kind support of Nameless and other sweet souls here at the Sanctuary.  We are very grateful.

Winnie

Winnie is an adorable Pygmy Goat who is curious about everything and everyone. She loves a good head scratch and afternoon naps snoozing in the sunshine!  She looks after her best friend Clover. Sponsoring Winnie is $45 per month.

Sponsored by Kim Moore, who lives her life according to the following principle stated by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau….“Don’t do nothing because you can’t do everything.  Do something.  Anything."

Tiny

Tiny is a dwarf rabbit. He is gentle and curious about the world. Here he is on his first day at Big Sky Ranch, looking at everything and making friends. He loves vegetable wafers and soft pets because he is so small! Sponsoring Tiny is $30 per month.

Tiny is sponsored by Laura & John Roach in honour and memory of their much loved and missed irish setter "Opal".  

Lena

Lena loves to hang out with her friend Thunder the goat. She likes to meet everyone that comes for a visit and has learned to keep an eye on your hands as that’s where the treats are. She is one smart girl. Sponsoring Lena is $50 per month.

Wayne, Jolene, Raquel, and Robert Moore are now sponsoring Lena! Thank you very much for your generosity!