Heartwood Haven fights against the disastrous effects of animal cruelty through rescue, education, and sanctuary to promote a more compassionate world for animals and humans.

   Life on their terms.   

Welcome to Heartwood Haven.


How We Save 100’s of Lives Every Year



Giving animals hope. Changing lives.



Sanctuary provides a healing environment from animals suffering cruelty and neglect.



Connecting people to animals through on site tours, social media, and events.

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Animal Friends with Ruby and Boris!

Our monthly series, Animal Friends, highlights stories of recovery and how the relationships the animals form with each other help them recover from past abuse and trauma.

Check out previous stories by clicking the link below.

Our Impact



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Latest News From The Sanctuary

Interview Series: Marine Mammal Activism

Heartwood Haven Interview Series We hope you enjoy this inaugural interview! Heartwood Haven plans to meet with vegan activists, businesses, and organizations, conducting interviews, to share the news of other vegans around the globe doing their part to educate their communities about veganism, animal activism, and going cruelty-free. We conducted this interview via phone and…

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Winter in Review

Resident News Review time! Spring arrived and the busy winter full of animal intakes and habitat expansions is behind us. Let’s take a look back at what your donation dollars have covered and what lies ahead for the animals of Heartwood Haven. New Cast Members Our biggest intake of the winter was on December 30th…

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Support, Collaboration, and Sanctuary Life

We are committed to collaborating with other sanctuaries and rescues to further the goal of providing care for neglected and unwanted animals. We believe in supporting and building each other up. We would love to hear from you: What partnerships have been successful for you? What are your collaboration dreams?

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Animals For Adoption


Emerald is what is called a “mule” duck, he is a hybrid between a muscovy duck and a mallard duck,…

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Amy Kristen and Tina

Amy Kristen and Tina were picked up alongside the road in a box with a dozen ducklings. Eventually they outgrew…

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As a place of healing that’s all we can hope for, the animals living life on their terms. No agenda and no expectations from us.


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