Our Family

Meet some of the nearly 100 rescued animals at Liberation Sanctuary. Follow us on Instagram to meet more of our family.

Crusoe

Crusoe started life living at a dairy farm that gradually changed over to a plant nursery.

Oscar

Bought at the local sale yards when a few days old to be a ‘lawnmower’ on the property across the road.

William

An unwanted market purchase

Lucy

A surprise sanctuary hatchling

Sir Bruce

A little Piggy with lots of personality

Cecil

Rescued from an abattoir at only a few days old

Chocolita

Came to Liberation Sanctuary to escape a local fox who had already attacked once.

Rudolph

Bobby calf purchased from the sale yards

Bambi

Found weak and fragile at the sale yards

Alfie

Alfie found himself in three foster homes in three weeks, before landing at his now forever home.

Sunny

Full of energy and ball obsessed!

Penny & Buster

A lovely goat couple who have been together at the Sanctuary since early 2017

Lex & Luthor

Lex and Luthor are a charismatic and important part of our animal family!

Jesse

Advertised "Old Sheep" for free on Gumtree

Poncho

Rescued as a young cria, Poncho spent her early years as part of a loving family before coming to Liberation Sanctuary in 2019.

Nightingale

Father, and fierce protector of his dames

Sam

One of 13 dogs rescued from under the house of a hoarder in 2010.

Lily

Lily is the friendliest of the geese we have here at the sanctuary, and once you have her trust, she loves to have lots of pats, especially under her wings

Rosie

The empathic protector of the Sanctuary

Conan

The first of our beak and feather cockatoos, Conan, estimated born in 2010, was originally found by a couple on the side of the road as a young chick.

Malayla

Very kindly purchased as a birthday present to save her from going to market, Malaya arrived at Liberation Sanctuary in May 2017.

Ponzo

You can't miss Ponzo, with her distinct half toothy smile.

Kang

Bottle fed for 3 months, the majestic Sambar deer Kang has called Liberation Sanctuary home since May 2016.

Salem

Salem made her own way to Liberation Sanctuary - she must’ve known she would be welcome here!

Lestat

Lestat was found roosting in a suburban backyard and handed in to a council pound. With only a few days to live, a team of kind people organised his rescue.

Yowie

Yowie was discovered partially blind and suffering from a painful eye infection that had been left untreated for months.

Duchess

Originally from a livestock farm, Duchess had found herself in a loving home before coming to Liberation Sanctuary in March 2021.

Split

Named "Split" because of the split in her right ear, this sweet senior has called Liberation Sanctuary home since 2016.

Ollie

Ollie joined the Liberation Sanctuary family as a bottle fed lamb in 2016. 

Bill

At a few days old, Bill was found at a dairy tied to a fence with blue twine, without shelter, wet and freezing cold.

Nigel

Nigel is living his best life in his cockatoo mansion which he shares with fellow cockatoo Conan

Big Boy

Destined to be killed simply for being a male born into the dairy industry, Big Boy was rescued from slaughter.

Evie & Gilly

Evie, a feral cat, was kindly trapped by a rescue group to be spayed, however was already pregnant with Gilly and 3 others.

LuLu

Born in January 2009, LuLu was rescued at three months old from the Ballarat saleyards.

Minnie

Surrendered from a dairy farm weak and ill with Polio

Cimmaron

Being a mix of black and white, a combination that doesn't sell well, Cimmaron was destined to be "culled"

Pickles

Found abandoned in a cardboard box on the side of a Highway

Forrest

‘Mama always said: life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.’ Well this Forrest certainly hit the piggy jackpot, not once, but twice!

Mary

At 9 years old, Mary was no longer profitable for her wool or her ability to lamb, and therefore fated to be sold off to the highest bidder and slaughtered for "Mutton". The local farmer did not want to slaughter Mary, so instead surrendered her to us.

Percy

Found orphaned and alone on the side of the Nullarbor Highway 8.5hrs West of Adelaide

Tam

Tam is a Muscovy duck who was rescued by Animal Liberation Victoria in March 2015 with her 2 sisters and 2 geese after being dumped at the Elwood canal.

Betty

In the middle of winter, dairy calf Betty was found without shelter, huddled alone beside the transport truck ramp

Cherry, Blossom & Garry

A mother and daughter rescued from a neglectful situation whilst hiding a surprise in Cherry's tummy

Sayla

An orphan determined to survive, now a loved family member at ALV’s Liberation Sanctuary.

Nova

Lucky for us, Santa doesn't need any more reindeer, so we get to enjoy the gift of Nova's love every day! 

Woody

Woody came to Liberation Sanctuary after his previous home was no longer able to care for him.

Frank & Francesca

Frank and Francesca were surrendered from an abattoir during a nationwide protest for animal rights.

Storm

Storm was found by an ALV volunteer, a tiny baby on a road, all alone.

Mabel

Mabel is a partially blind cow who was severely neglected and close to death before her rescue.

Thelma & Louise

Thelma and Louise were born in a farrowing crate, where their mother was confined and unable to nurture them.

Strongheart

Strongheart was rescued from an abattoir overnight as a newly born calf. He was destined to be slaughtered the next morning.