Our sweet piglet, Betty sure loves snuggle time! Betty came to us 5 weeks ago on the day she was born! Her mother rejected her and she needed immediate care. Betty has been bottle fed since birth and now she is thriving! We love her so much! #pigsofinstagram #piglet #pigletlove #childrensnatureretreat #animalsanctuary #animallove #bottlefed #nonprofitorganization #weneedyoursupport ...

Headbutting is natural, normal behavior for goats! Goats headbutt as a form of play and to establish their place in the herd.
#childrensnatureretreat #animalsanctuary #goatsofinstagram #goatlove #animallove #animallovers #animalinteraction #goatworthy #goatstagram
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Penny is one of our beloved Kunekune pigs that came to us in 2017 from an owner who could no longer care for her & her brother Copper. She is 6 years-old and LOVES to have her belly rubbed. Come out to visit so you can see this adorable girl in person! Reservations are no longer needed any day of the week... just show up between 10am-5pm to get your tickets!
#childrensnatureretreat #pigsofinstagram #kunekune #kunekunepigs #kunekunesofinstagram #animallovers #animalsanctuary #bellyscratches #sound up #asmr #snortingpig #sandiego #alpine #thingstodowithkids
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Donate today online and help get some of the funds matched by Meta! 💚

#GivingTuesday #donate #givingseason #childrensnatureretreat #animalsanctuary
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Today is the day! Help us make this #givingtuesday the best we've ever had! Please click to donate, every little bit helps! You can make a difference! #nonprofitorganization #everydonationmakesadifference #everydonationcounts #weneedyourhelp #weneedyoursupport #animalsanctuary #animallove #animallovers ...

#GivingTuesday is tomorrow! Let’s celebrate the season of giving together and make this world a better place 💚

#animalsanctuary #nonprofit #weneedyourhelp #animallove #fundraiser #fundraiserevent #seasonofgiving
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Cash is very keen of his magical halter 😍 #horse #horselove #animalsanctuarylife #animalsanctuary #childrensnatureretreat #magicalhalter #sweethalter #gentletouch # ...

Morning routine… Belle, our Greenwing Macaw, is doing great with Eric! You can hear Bucky, our Moluccan Cockatoo, in the background too. #greenwingmacaw #parrots #talkingparrot #loveparrots #animalsanctuary #animalsanctuarylife #visitsandiego #thingstodoinsandiego #animalinteraction #pettingzoo #animallove ...

We are very grateful for our guests and supporters. Thank you for your continued support. We could not do what we do without you 💚 ...

We are closed to the public today. We will resume our normal hours tomorrow Friday.
The Retreat is open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. Reservations no longer required. #animalsanctuary #childrensnatureretreat #animalinteraction #pettingzoo #animallove #animalovers #farmanimals #exoticanimals #pets
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Show your support for the animals that call the Retreat their forever home by creating your own fundraiser on Instagram or Facebook in honor of Giving Tuesday!

This Giving Tuesday, our goal is to raise $10,000 for our animals to support their daily care including feedings, pasture cleaning, enrichment, and more. We can't do it without your help!

Learn more or donate today at childrensnatureretreat.org/donate/

#fundraiser #supportlocal #animalsanctuary #childrensnatureretreat #helptheanimals #raisefunds #raiseawarness #givingtuesday #givingtuesdaynow #givingtuesday2022
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Such a beautiful week! Flicka and our guests were in heaven today. So much love, so many hugs were shared… you can visit us from 10am to 5pm, 7 days a week! No reservations required. #horselove #friesian #friesianhorse #animalsanctuary #childrensnatureretreat #alpine #sandiego #animalinteraction #animallove #pettingzoo #zoo #thingstodoinsandiego ...

Ferdinand is in the mooooooood to see you today! Come out to the Retreat and show him some love! We are open from 10am-5pm, no reservation needed... you can purchase your tickets when you arrive. #childrensnatureretreat #cowsofinstagram #inthemood #animalsanctuary #animallove #animallovers #weekendvibes #thingstodoinsandiego #thingstodowithkids #sundayfunday #familyfun #pettingzoo #zoo ...

SOUND ON 😍
The bird room… Bucky is so funny… could stay listening to him… The Retreat is such a happy place! Come say hi! We are open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. #Moluccan #moluccancockatoo #greenwingmacaw #greenwingedmacaw #cockatoo #cockatoos #birdlove #bird #animalsanctuary #animalsanctuarylife #childrensnatureretreat #upcloseandpersonal #animalinteraction #alpine #sandiego
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We are celebrating Big Daddy, Razzle and Sam birthdays! Follow us on TikTok to see all the videos in real time! @childrensnatureretreat #tiktok #tiktokvideos #childrensnatureretreat #animalsanctuary #alpinecommunity ...

No filter….
Amazing sunset at 5pm last night!
#alpinesunset #sunset #sunsetphotography #childrensnatureretreat #animalsanctuary #thingstodoinsandiego #animalinteraction
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It's Me... Hi! Malibu, one of our lovely ostrich ladies wanted to pop into your reels to say hello! We hope she made you smile! #childrensnatureretreat #ostrichofinstagram #ostrich #malibu #animalsanctuary #animallove #sandiego #thingstodowithkids #thursday #almosttheweekend #taylorswift #antihero ...

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