Our Story

We moved to a farm...

The Sanctuary was founded in 2018 by me, Alona Yorkshire, because of my conviction that animals can heal those who need it most. I have been informally rescuing animals my whole life, while having a "real job" and becoming a foster parent. I am a Behavior Analyst and primarily work with adults with disabilities. In this position I saw the incredible healing that animals bring to their lives. Again, informally, I started exploring the world of animal assisted therapies. Then, I became a foster mom to an intensive treatment kiddo who could only hold it together when he was around animals. Through these experiences, I saw that we had to formalize a place, a sanctuary where we could spread this healing to others. So we moved from our Hollywood home to a farm in Santa Clarita. And here we are. Please follow our journey as we learn and establish ourselves in the rescue and therapeutic communities. 

Mission: Our mission is to provide a therapeutic sanctuary connecting humans, animals and plants with the goal of healing, building compassion and respect between all sentient beings. 


Vision: In the Sanctuary, we envision a world free of cruelty and abuse where humans live in harmony with nature, utilizing its healing powers, and caring for all living things.

Sanctuary Animal Assisted Therapy is a 501c3 83-1021900

This is a photo of our foster son having a hard time surrounded by our rescue dogs and cats.

 

Address

GPS 27662 Rolling Hills Road, Canyon Country, CA 91387, USA
Mail 27803 Lorjen Road, Canyon Country, CA 91387, USA

Contact

323-607-9539

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