HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary and Rescue Center is a 501C3 non-profit organization located on 21.75 acres of beautiful property in Buskirk, NY. Tending to a variety of animals who have lost their owners, run their course for their owner’s purpose, or just plain ol’ need love – our Herd continues to grow.



Click here to view all of our adoptable pets at once. Click on the pet’s name below for more details.


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Seeing Eye Cows Ollie and Sunny

SPECIAL REPORT: Featuring our latest additions to the sanctuary, Ollie and Sunny! Read their mooo-ving story about how Sunny became Ollie’s “seeing eye cow”!



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HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary

18 hours 26 minutes ago

HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary updated their cover photo.

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5 days 19 hours ago

Happiness is romping around the pasture with a calf! 🐮

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1 week 16 hours ago

Mary & Jeff Dagen did it again! Surprised us with the rest of the hay we need to feed the Herd for the winter!❤️
There are not enough thanks....along with Derek and Rodney delivering and stacking all 200 bales with us....Bella and Tyler you always come to the rescue as well! 💕

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1 week 1 day ago

HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary updated their cover photo.

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1 week 4 days ago

We’ll have to get our cows to do this! 🐮 ⚽️

This cow makes the cutest little grunts when he’s playing fetch with Mom 💚

HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary

1 week 6 days ago

Our friends at West Mountain Animal Hospital have kittens available for adoption! See link.🐾

We have young Kittens that need good homes! The 2 black ones are male and the grey one is female. They have started their vaccine series and have been dewormed.
Please call us at 802-447-7723 for adoption fees and any questions.

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2 weeks 22 hours ago

HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary updated their cover photo.

HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary

2 weeks 1 day ago

So the the naming of the calf has been an amazing experience...
SPIRIT submitted by Maryanne Gleason was pulled however SON (with an amazing message) submitted by Amy Keegan was hiding folded in donations so didn’t get proper chance to be pulled....
So both will win and his name is
Son Spirit! ❤️

HeartsHerd Animal Sanctuary

2 weeks 3 days ago

See you Saturday at Paws in the Park! Our little calf looks forward to meeting everyone 🐄

Name That Calf Contest!
Our new little calf needs a name. With each $5 donation, your name entry will be entered for a chance to win what his first name will be and a photo shoot with the little guy, courtesy John Norton Photography.

*Any entries without a $5 donation will not be entered into the contest, so be sure to donate online at https://www.gofundme.com/name-that-calf or in person at Pet Spas & Suites.

*Any name that is drawn and deemed derogatory or inappropriate will be disqualified.
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