Thursday, September 17, 2020

Rowdy's Cryptorchid Surgery

 Rowdy needed a cryptorchid surgery. It went well, and he's on the mend!

Below are pictures capturing the progress and his road to recovery.


Dr Debra Samhouri from Sunrise Veterinary Services in Parker, CO 
is the vet who performed Rowdy's surgery, with Terilyn assisting as the vet tech.

Here is Rowdy recovering after surgery, soaking up warmth and needing some TLC.

Rowdy's stitches after surgery. It looks pretty intense.

Friends like Bill (left) and Sam (in the background) welcoming Rowdy back to the herd.





Rowdy is up and walking around again!







Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Dealer & Hercules: Got your back!



"You scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours." 

We can all learn from Dealer's and Hercules' example of helping each other.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Lily Getting Her Stitches Removed

                    Vet tech,Teri Lyn, removes stitches with volunteer Holly's help.


This dear little goat had two drain tubes removed from her neck.  She is a lucky survivor of a two bear attack in Monument.  She is doing great and loves TLC!!

                            All Better!  
 

Parkour with Wrigley


                             One of our volunteers watching Wrigley do some tricks.

Fun with family

                        The McCloy family bring grandson Reese to meet the animals.

 Visiting family enjoys Dealer.   Reese is held safely by dad Ryan.  Grandpa John makes sure Dealer stands still.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Young Men from Dove Valley volunteer on Tuesday, 9/1/2020

Several young men from the Dove Valley Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came to help clean, feed and care for the animals on Tuesday, 9/1/2020. They thoroughly enjoyed serving on the farm together. What a great way to start September.


The young men and their leaders posed with the goats and llamas after finishing all the chores.

Kanga, saying hello.

Millie with a smile and flirting with the boys.


Denver 1st Ward Youth from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints help on Saturday 8/29/2020

The young men & young women from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Denver 1st Ward, Front Range Colorado Stake helped with feeding, brushing and caring for the animals on Saturday morning, 8/29/2020. 

Here are some of their fine volunteer work! The animals and I thank you for all your efforts!


All our fine volunteers after a hard morning's work.

Posing with their favorite goat.

The boys helping to care for Fast Eddie's hooves, and giving TLC to Grace.

Stabilizing Fast Eddie while his hooves are being worked on.


Trimming the hoof

Hercules and Nathan getting their feed-bag fix.

Cleaning around the hay feeders while they graze.

Pooper Scooper Patrol. 
The kids cleaned up the stalls pretty well.


Collecting chicken eggs!

Brushing the goats in the circle pen.

Preparing to take the animals on a walk.

Walking with Nathan (the llama).

On a stroll with Honey and Angel.




Giving Bubblegum some TLC (tender loving care), with 
Ace wanting some attention in back.


Hanging with Dealer and Bubblegum for breakfast.

Playing Kid Games. 
Fast Eddie is up on his feet for the first time!


Blue-eyed Valentine...Chillin' and watching the fun.






Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Herding goats!

One of our volunteers (Maddie) herding our goats down the street.




 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Grace and Lily go for a first walk

Sam, Wrigley, and Bublegum escort Lily and Grace on their first walk since they came to the Edwards Foundation.
These two girls are the brave survivors of a bear attack at their home in Monument.  They are on the road to a full recovery and love exploring new areas.
                                           Their endurance and joie de vivre  has returned!!!

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Grace & Lily's first walk!

Grace and Lily went on their first walk with the animals today!

They seem to be healing and are getting more curious and confident. 

Great to see them enjoying the outdoors!







Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Heroic Goats Survive Two Big Bear Attacks

These two sweet Nubian Goats survived two bear attacks in Monument, CO and they are recuperating. Their owner, Julia, has placed them here in sanctuary for now. And their Aunt Jen has been coming to give them antibiotic shots. Their vet, Signe Balch, will do a recheck next Wednesday, Aug. 26. Hope all goes well! 

Come visit and see them. They need lots of TLC (Tender Loving Care)! 

Lily, Nigerian Goat


Grace, Nigerian Goat
Grace, the mama goat of the herd that was destroyed.  She is mourning and needs lots of TLC.

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Colorado Young Leaders Volunteers

A Young Leader takes Hercules for a walk.


Parveen and Dealer, ready for a stroll.


Lining up and ready to go.


Ready, set, GO!
 


Brushing Nougat the Goat



Elizabeth the Llama says, Hi!



Painting signs - This is my Happy place!


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Walking with the llamas, Millie (left) and Elizabeth (right).


Gathering animals for a morning walk.
Service with smiles!

Young Leaders with llamas and horse. Llamas (left to right):  Nathan, Kanga, Millie, Elizabeth, and (horse) Hercules


Picture perfect with Nathan the llama!
What great smiles.

Young Leaders cleaning the stalls. 
What great work! Thank you, all!