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Precious Life Animal Sanctuary

A safe home for animals who have suffered from cruelty and neglect

Caryl and Ralph in the garden

To ALL Our Loyal Supporters

We have not sent out our newsletter, nor updated our website and Facebook page for the last several years. There are a number of reasons why as we move forward.

  1. When I was young, I found a gift clothed in beauty and inside rays of kindness, compassion and infinite affection radiating from a column of light that lifted my spirits.

    As the years passed by my treasured gift became like the last leaf on a tree, fragile, worn and battered by storms at night and crippling winds during the day, yet remained attached, not wanting to let go.
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Featured Friends

Wild turkeys loose in La Caonner Washington

Turkey Rescue

In early, 2005, a pair of wild turkeys descended from the sky and landed in the tourist town of La Conner, next to Puget Sound. Where they came from, nobody knows for sure.


Floppy & Wilbur

Floppy and Wilbur were rescued from the Oregon State University Swine Center in 2011. Both were three months old. Each one was picked up squealing…


100 Abandoned Rabbits

For years, domestic rabbits, especially "Easter Bunnies" have been discarded at Seattle's Lower Woodland Park…

Hand knitted animals

Dairy Calf 532

It was a typical Friday, June 2, 2017, at a large commercial dairy as numbers of calves were born and immediately taken from their devoted, grieving mothers who have carried them for almost a year…


After Life at Precious Life Animal Sanctuary

It is my turn to leave beautiful mother earth and follow the way of our beloved animals that have gone before me and say goodbye to the remaining ones to follow…


The Life of Lucky

To those who read this and understand and those who may not, unbreakable bonds form between species that last a lifetime.

Casper laying in the meadow


We asked about his male dairy calves and he replied they were born every day and picked up three times a week. He didn’t seem to know or care what happened to them as they were an inconvenience and there was little return on investment.

Ken receiving an award from Ralph


Many lives are forever changed since one man set foot on a Sequim animal sanctuary.

To acknowledge the devotion, work ethic, but most importantly the intrinsic compassion of Ken Harada, a volunteer at…



I must confess, I was somewhat taken aback by his presence. He was very skinny with his ribs protruding and uncontrollable with a fierce wolf-like muzzle…

Precious Life Animal Sanctuary

On the outskirts of the City of Sequim, Washington, next to the Olympic National Forest and nearby Olympic National Park lies a hidden valley surrounded by forest, wildlife and views of the Straits of Juan de Fuca. This special place is Precious Life Animal Sanctuary established in 1999 to provide a safe home for animals who have suffered from cruelty and neglect. Learn more >