The Sweet Sanctuary is a private, peaceful home for the animals that is not open to public on a regular basis. On occasion, we open up our barn doors so our donors can meet the animals they’ve come to know and love.

At this time, no visiting opportunities are available for 2023.

Meet Lola, Arnie and Luigi

Learn more about what we do and meet some of the animals in this video

The Sweet Sanctuary is a forever home to horses and farm animals that have either retired from being used in an industry, or have been rescued from neglect, abuse, injury or abandonment.

The Sweet Sanctuary is located in Mississippi Mills, Ontario, and operates on 85 acres of safe haven. It includes a magical pig forest, goat mountain, and sprawling pastures.

The Sweet Sanctuary Animal Rescue is a registered Canadian charity, and all financial gifts are tax-deductible.

Where we started and where we're going

Our story as told by our wonderful Board of Directors

Tune in to listen to our Board Member, Dave Hogg, sharing our story and some of the life changing moments that helped create the Sweet Sanctuary. Later, hear from our Board Member, Steven Barry, celebrating our charitable status, granted in February 2020, the role of the Board, and our future plans.

This video was filmed by Sea Glass Films & Photography as part of our Virtual Gala For the Animals in 2020.