About Pigs Peace Sanctuary
Pigs Peace Sanctuary is a place of tranquility and happiness located one hour north of Seattle in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
The sanctuary sits on 39 acres of meadow and forest land with ponds and trails. Excursions into the woods are enjoyed daily, sometimes by groups of pigs on social outings and also by individual pigs exploring.
All the pigs roam freely choosing where they sleep, graze, root and explore. They choose from many structures to sleep in, from the large barn to smaller sheds and huts. Even a few cozy suites for two under the trees. All sleeping areas are filled with soft hay for bedding. They choose their own schedules with some pigs up early and others sleeping in. You will see lifelong friendships and social groups.
Pigs Peace Sanctuary is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (Tax ID: 91-2005854) dedicated to providing a safe home for unwanted, abused or neglected animals in need and is committed to spreading the message of compassion and respect for all animals. Founded in 1994, the sanctuary provides medical care, a healthy diet, socialization and a permanent home with loving kindness. Its another main purpose is to educate the public about the characteristics and needs of the pigs as well as the abuses often associated with exotic pet fads.
Pigs Peace Sanctuary is a premiere facility helping animals and educating people since 1994. We are specialized in our expertise of pigs but also have welcomed other animals in need and are currently home to ponies, horses, llamas, dogs, cats, chickens, sheep and turkeys. 100% of donations go for the care of the animals who call the sanctuary home.
I have always loved pigs and all animals. I was given a second hand piglet, Fern, and I fell in love. As Fern grew up I knew I had room for more and called a well-known shelter. To my dismay I discovered they don't help pigs. That day there was a pig to be destroyed who, after he had been found wandering city streets, had been impounded and locked in quarantine. He became the sanctuary's first rescue and more research revealed the dilemma the potbellied pig fad had created.
Can you imagine surviving: Hunger-day in and day out? Beatings with a 2 x 4? Being thrown from a car? Being left abandoned? Living in a closet in your own feces? Being lost for weeks with no place to sleep? Solitary isolation for years? Witnessing your kind killed before your eyes? No one deserves this and yet these "survivors" live at the sanctuary. Some never knew love and compassion till living here at the sanctuary, and here they blossom with healthy meals, cozy warm beds and lasting friendships and freedom from fear. Where would the animals be without the Pigs Peace Sanctuary?
We welcome all visitors. But because the animals are here to be looked after, not looked at, we must limit visiting. Visiting hours and directions are provided here. Please bring treats for the pigs and check the Wish List!