Mission: The mission of the West Place Animal Sanctuary, an IRS recognized nonprofit organization, is to provide housing, food and medical care for both injured and orphaned wild birds, waterfowl and wild turkeys as well as unwanted farm animals. The West Place Animal Sanctuary provides both short-term and long-term care as necessary. West Place provides rehabilitation services for the ultimate release of the aforementioned types of injured or orphaned wildlife, and provides placement services for farm animals whenever possible.
Results: This year we raised funds to provide water sources to new pastures we created.
My first visit to the Animal Sanctuary was about 2 years ago, when I dropped of a box of orphaned baby geese from the RI Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic. I've been involved in the field for 10 years and this sanctuary is by far the most beautiful, up-kept, and caring facility I have seen. Each animal, whether great or small is treated like a beloved family member with all the medical attention, patience, and tenderness you could imagine.
The grounds look straight out of a fairy tale book; with flower gardens, duck pond, hills, fields, and white paddock fences. Its one of my favorite places to visit in Rhode Island.