Dominion Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit establishment in Sparta, Michigan offering a permanent home for rejected and abandoned animals in it's mission to spread compassion in the community. Through a strong sense of responsibility and integrity, our sanctuary educates visitors on the practice of empathy, collective responsibility and sustainable choices.
Inspired by a clear understanding of the word dominion, we strive to bring awareness to the environmental dangers and violence in factory farming. We are driven to inspire change in how people view and treat farm animals- we believe connection and kindness are at the root of that change.
Our priority is to care for the animals entrusted to us, acting in true dominion and providing medical care as needed. We are growing an awareness of respectful treatment of animals, helping people to understand that a plant based diet is best for the animals, environment, and human health. We aim to educate and plant seeds of compassion in people of all ages, focusing our mission on children and families.
We took in our first residents on May 12, 2018 and incorporated as a legal nonprofit in January of 2019. We are a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax-deductible.
We believe in incremental change and trust that the journey towards vegetarian or vegan living is different for everyone. The health benefits of giving up animal products are countless. We want to help people make that connection, see how easy, healthful and delicious it is to eat plant based foods. We have experienced that seeing and interacting with these precious beings in a loving setting can help that process.
All photos on this page thanks to the amazing Paulina M Photography.