Christmas Cats

The song "Blue Christmas" conveys the bittersweet feelings often associated with the holiday season, evoking a sense of longing, heartache, and melancholy in contrast to the usual festive spirit of Christmas and the song resonates with those who  find themselves feeling lonely or experiencing lost love during this time of year.

Home for Life's Winter Mailing, with the story of Caden & the Rescue Remedy that saved his life! $50,000 Match Challenge: Due Date February 15!

... something different is going on in animal welfare. Rescues are highlighting animals with disabilities and the message being conveyed is that “if animals with obvious problems are being showcased, then surely the masses of healthy animals are easily finding homes without needing to be promoted.”

Let It Snow! at Home For Life®

The first snowfall of the season is always a reason to rejoice at Home for Life®!  With the clean, crisp air the snowfall brings, and the soft cushion on the meadows, the dogs have a renewed sense of energy, playing outside. Every season is beautiful at Home for Life®, and the first snowfall heralds the holidays and a whole different experience of good, clean fun in the refreshing weather! In this video: Axel, Mahtab, Pickles, Shoja, Henry, Georgia, wheel dogs Poppy, Gus, Mick & everyone's favorite: Una!  

Another Legend comes to town: Isabella Rossellini is Home for Life's 2024 Gala Guest!

We are thrilled to announce Home for Life's® Spring Gala is back in 2024, and even more excited to share that our special guest for the event will be Isabella Rossellini (pictured above)!  We will be back at International Market Square in Minneapolis, on Saturday, April 27th for this incredible evening!  Isabella Rossellini is an acclaimed model with 29 international Vogue covers to her credit, including her most recent, the cover of Italian Vogue in September 2023, and a spokesmodel for the Lancome cosmetic line.

Home for LIfe's Fall Colors Dog Walk: EmBARK at the Park

It's here! Home for Life's® EmBARK at the Park video (see below)!

Home For Life® Animal Sanctuary's first annual dog walk, EmBARK at the Park, was barely 2 weeks ago, Saturday, October 21, 2023, and gave our supporters the opportunity to enjoy the fall colors of the St. Croix Valley and beautiful vistas from the Stillwater Lift Bridge and St. Croix Crossing Bridge.

Water Therapy

Keep cool this month with swimming photos from Home For Life® Animal Sanctuary by photographer Mark Luinenburg.
Home for Life® uses swimming at the Apple River, which runs along the west border of our 4o acres, as a fun way to cool off while also providing water therapy to our many older dogs with arthritis as well as our dogs who are paraplegic — land can be tough for them to move comfortably.