eldercare for animals?

Where else but in New Mexico would they think of this? Elder care and hospice for dogs, poultry, and horses! The mission statement for Kindred Spirits is:

“providing life-long care of older, unwanted dogs, horses and poultry in a sanctuary setting. In addition, our educational programs focus on the beauty of animals as teachers of unconditional love. We believe this facilitates a better understanding and appreciation of our individual and collective aging processes where we feel privileged to return this love and care to these most vulnerable members in our community.”


In their most recent newsletter they write that they are concerned about, “what makes quality of life “ for so many individual seniors with histories of abuse and abandonment. High on the list is a natural environment with a safe and orderly unfolding of the day. The animals’ favorite is brush & cuddle. In the poultry yard this translates to “being with” in a receptive presence where many stories of need are made known, listened to and acted upon.”


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