Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary

Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary is the first-ever animal sanctuary in South America. We've been saving and rehabilitating over 700 animals for 13 years. There are more than 100 animals in our sanctuary that you can support right now through sponsorship and donations.

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Animal Sanctuary for All Creatures

As the first animal charity sanctuary in South America, Colombia, we have the duty of rescuing all animals no matter where they come from or what they look like.

As you join us in the Andes Mountains in Colombia you’ll find yourself surrounded by a variety of friends. You’ll be greeted by chickens, pigs, cats, dogs, horses, and goats alike, just to name a few. All of these animals have been rescued, many from life-threatening situations or abandonment.

During their time at the sanctuary, we give these animals much-needed companionship.

A Space to Connect and Grow

Indeed, animal sanctuaries provide animals with a second chance in life. Without them, millions of animals suffering from human exploitation would be denied the protection, love and care they require.

By supporting animal sanctuaries, you can do your part in defending all the animals that are awaiting rescue and rehabilitation.

At Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary we provide not only a home in which our animals can peacefully live out their lives but also a space for humans to grow as animal lovers. The sanctuary is a vegan facility where we cultivate the connection between humans and animals, with the intention of helping our visitors, sponsors, and donors understand the intimacy and sameness that all creatures (whether they speak a human language, purr, or moo) possess.

The sanctuary was founded in 2006 and has quickly grown as an international nonprofit that brings awareness to the terrible situations faced by animals of all kinds in South America. Through social media activism, and hands-on help, Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary lives by and teaches volunteers and visitors about how they can help create a more equal and ethical world.

How You Can Help

Your donations help us feed hungry animals such as cows and horses (who eat a lot!) and keep our animals healthy and safe. You can also help by sponsoring an animal.

If you’re located near Colombia or you’re hoping to take a trip, we love having volunteers.

Looking to volunteer virtually? We’ve got plenty of things we could use your help with that don’t require being in South America. We have opportunities for fundraising and grant writing experts but be sure to check out our listings as we’re constantly updating.

Help us continue the important work of rescuing and protecting animals by educating the public about the advantages of vegan life and the necessity of animal sanctuaries that shelter animals from a cruel fate in the food production industry.