Happy Tales in the News

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It's a ValenSwine Celebration with Happy Tales Farm Sanctuary

January 31, 2020

Rock the night away grooving and dancing to some of Kingston's best musicians while raising money for a great cause.

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Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary Accepts Christmas Trees to feed animals

January 10, 2020

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary founder says pigs, goats and sheep love to eat Christmas trees.

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The Community Spotlight gets shined on Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary

August 28, 2020

Happy Tails is a volunteer-run charitable organization providing safety and sanctuary to farm animals.

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Up coming Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary Mid-Summer Celebrations

August 15, 2020

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary is a volunteer-run charitable organization providing safety and sanctuary to farm animals.

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We Introduce You to the Sanctuary's Newest Addition, Peter the Lamb!

May 30, 2020

We introduce you to the Sanctuary's newest addition, Peter the Lamb!

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We're Preparing for a Brand New Season!

April 8, 2020

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary is preparing for a new season and we're fundraising for a visitor's/education centre!

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Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary Hoping Community Will Help it Raise the Roof on New Education Centre

February 11, 2019

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary is hoping that the Kingston and area community will help raise the roof on a new, much-needed, education centre. 

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Catch our Interview with YourTV Kingston Explaing our Youth Programs and Upcoming Fundraiser

February 6, 2019

Here is our interview discussing our youth programs and upcoming Education Centre Fundraiser at Overtime Sport's Bar on February 9th.

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Wondering How Happy Tails Came to Be?

December 31, 2019

Check out this great video shot by Your Kingston Media and find out how this great sanctuary started to grow its roots.

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Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary is Adding an Education Centre to its Facilities

January 10, 2019

Our Sanctuary and Education Centre is unique to the area and we strive to build our programs in order to even better service our community. If you would like to make a charitable donation to our organization, please click here.

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Mia the Pig Goes on a Visit

December 13, 2019

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary visits grade 11 high school biology class with Mia the Pig to help open up lines of communication and circles of compassion.

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An Important Lesson about Factory Farming We Can Learn from 31 Rescued Ducklings

November 14, 2018

Not only are animals raised for meat and dairy on large-scale factory farms a well as smaller "farm to table" establishments, but there also appears to be a growing trend of individuals raising animals in their own backyards, including within city limits. 

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Scared Stray Cat Transforms When She Meets New Born Baby

September 19, 2020

Earlier this year, a very skinny and skittish Siamese cat was spotted around Kingston, struggling to survive on the streets. When a good samaritan, concerned for the cat's health, managed to trap the stray, it was clear rhat months of living on the streets had left their mark.

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Kingston Animal Sanctuary Owners Try to Establish a Fixed Network to Locate and Return Lost Farm Animals

July 31, 2018

With the death of the lost YGK goat, Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary and Homes 4 Paws discuss with Bill Welychka the need for better communication between numerous organizations to relocate lost farm animals.

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Tescup Pig or Just a Giant in Waiting?

July 27, 2018

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary talk about having pigs as pets and how people are getting tricked into buying 100 to 250 pound pets.

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Rescued Pig Gets Her Very Own Blanket- And Won't Let it Go

July 11, 2018

She loves to cuddle under her blanket in her straw...and be sung to and pet!

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Very Friendly Turkey Decides She Has to Sit Up Front with Rescuer 

July 11, 2018

Life has not been easy so far for a turkey named Betty- but just the other day she basically hit the jackpot.

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The Cat Wants to Be Wherever Her Favourite Lamb is

July 5, 2018

When this family took in a sick baby lamb named Charlie, their rescue cat Dora immediately went to comfort him. And then she never left his side! Today on Odd Couples, watch how Dora decided how Charlie would be her best friend forever. He was very happy to oblige- he even taught her how to eat hay!

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Want to See What We're All About? Check out Our New Documentary

February 12, 2018

To find out how we operate and get a first hand look at our animals, this incredible work encompasses everything we stand for and delivers with an easy-to-watch heart-warming narrative

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Will You Be My ValenSwine?

January 12, 2018

Local musicians will be taking to the stage to benefit Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary project "Tom's Place". Overtime Sports Bar is hosting this fundraiser on Saturday, February 10th. Local entertainers will have 15 minute sets from 5pm-11pm. All funds raised will benefit Tom, a friendly rescue pig who has outgrown his pen and needs a new shelter.

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Pig Abused and Neglected for Over a Decade

December 7, 2017

A horrific case of animal cruelty in our region. The rescue group involved says it's one of the worst they've seen. Morganne Campbell introduces "Anna", a pig that's endured a decade of abuse and neglect.

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Kingston animal Sanctuary Owners Try to Establish a Fixed Network to Locate and Return Lost Farm Animals

September 29, 2017

With the death of the YGK goat, Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary and Homes 4 Paws discuss with Bill Welychka the need for better communication between numerous organizations to relocate lost farm animals.

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Charlie was on CKWS TV!

August 3, 2017

Today we had the absolute pleasure of being invited to speak with Bill Welychka, host of CKWS TV morning show to talk about our event "Yoga with Charlie" at 7:50am and then again at 8:20am to discuss our Sanctuary, how we started, and about the influx of potbelly pigs in Sanctuary due to the "tea cup pig" myth.

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Harrowmith Farm Opens it's Doors for Yoga with a Twist

August 21, 2017

Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary host "Yoga with Charlie", an event where the public can get zen while hanging out with farm animals.

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Have You Ever Wanted to Do Yoga With a Lamb? Now you Can!

December 16, 2019

Get your yoga on this Sunday, August 20th as Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary and Kingston Vegetarian Network will be hosting a Yoga and Reiki retreat called "Yoga with Charlie" 

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"Yoga With Charlie" Aims to Spread Compassion, Ease the Soul

July 11, 2019

"I would like to see people on their mats, taking in the yoga, as Charlie's wandering around for pets," she says. "He's very friendly so he'll make sure he goes up to each person, I'm quite sure. I'm hoping to get some laughs and to spark conversation."

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Woman Hugs a Kitten No One Wanted, the Kitty Won't let Her Go

May 17, 2017

A woman hugged a kitten that no one wanted, and the tiny calico latched onto her and wouldn't let go...Meet Lola!

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Kitten No One Wanted Finds Woman She Loves and Won't Let Go

May 17, 2017

It was just another day in the life of an animal lover earlier this week when Carla Reilly Moore, cofounder of Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary in Kingston, Ontario, was on her way to rescue two 3 week old chicks listed online for free- but she'd end up saving 3 lives that day.

It's a ValenSwine Celebration with Happy Tales Farm Sanctuary

January 31, 2020

Rock the night away grooving and dancing to some of Kingston's best musicians while raising money for a great cause.

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Rescue Cat Helps Save Sick Little Lamb's Life

January 14, 2017

A modest sheep who was conceived on the darkest day of the year was set up for appropriation online by the rancher who had no use for him.  he was only two days old- and he was truly wiped out. 

It's a ValenSwine Celebration with Happy Tales Farm Sanctuary

January 31, 2020

Rock the night away grooving and dancing to some of Kingston's best musicians while raising money for a great cause.

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Rescue Cat Helps Save Sick Little Lamb's Life

January 10, 2017

In case you've missed it! Dora has a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb <3

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Caring Cat Befriends Lamb in Canada

January 23, 2017

These two best friends just melt your heart, don't they? Dora the cat has been Charlie the lamb's best friend ever since he came to live with her at Happy Tails Farm Sanctuary.

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Rescue Cat Helps Save Sick Little Lamb and Nurses Him Back to Health

January 12, 2017

A rescue cat became the guardian angel to an orphaned lamb and help nurse him back to health. Meet Dora the cat and Charlie the lamb.

3225 Wilton Road

Harrowsmith, ON K0H 1V0

613-217-2570

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