At Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary we've had the privilege of being able to offer sanctuary to over 50 animals ranging from cows to bunnies. Each and every resident who now calls HEEFS home was once what we call an "intake".Read More
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Welcome to Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary's blog.
Have You Met Our Moms?
At Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary we have a very special place in our heart for moms. Because of the work we do, we know all too well that most female farmed animals never get the chance to bond with their babies, and most babies miss out on the special love and attention that only a mom can give.Read More
When Esther became ill and had to be rushed to the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC), at the University of Guelph, we thought she would undergo some testing and then we would know what was causing her to shake, turn blue and lose her balance. What we found out, instead, was that the imaging tools needed to diagnose a large animal, such as Esther, were not available in Canada.Read More
Did you know... it costs up to $1,400 a month to feed our residents? That's why it has always been our goal to have a garden program in place that could provide most, if not all, of the produce for our residents' meals. With a whole lot of help from Heather Rajotte, a horticultural expert and member of the Master Gardeners of Canada, along with kind donations and volunteer time from our incredible supporters, that goal is becoming a reality.Read More