Welcome to Dean Farm Trust

We believe in compassion, life & empowerment – all factors that contribute to a sustainable, healthy & cruelty free planet.

By providing information on the use of animals in factory farming, intensive breeding & cruel sports we seek to enable cruelty free choices and wider awareness.

We hope you enjoy looking through our website, discovering the work we do, and about the animals we look after here at the Sanctuary.

Dean Farm Trust

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What we buy and the way we live has a direct impact on human & animal welfare.

With information and wide access to cruelty free products, we all have the ability to make informed choices; choices which will improve health, prevent cruelty and protect the environment.

Latest News

Betty Makes Herself at Home

Our adorable little Betty has settled in well and now has her place firmly established in family life. This started with her taking ownership of her chair which she loves.

I have been a busy girl over the last few weeks, so sorry for not blogging. Mum has needed my support in her recovery from her Run for Freedom! I have been to the woods quite a lot and made some new friends there, it is great fun being off the lead and exploring, so many smells and other animals to...

I have now been at my forever home for nearly 8 weeks, it seems a lifetime ago that I was on the farm. I had two big treats last week, the first one was a visit from the hairdresser....

We are thrilled to announce that we will have a stall at Cheltenham Vegan Fair on 31st October. The fair will take place from 10am until 4pm at St Andrew's Church, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham. We are looking forward to be taking part in a local event which will be family friendly, with stalls, talks, food and a children's corner. For more information and...

Some Sad News Wile E was put to sleep last week sadly. She had been weak and unwell for a while and was on high protein and calcium diet to help boost her system and help her feathers grow. Unfortunately she went down hill last Friday and had to be put to sleep. Her life outside the battery cage at our sanctuary has...

In disappointing news today, the government has announced that it is extending the cull zone to include Dorset as well as Gloucestershire and Somerset.

After a lazy morning yesterday I got up feeling very refreshed and full of energy. It was raining again and so mum decided to have some indoor playtime!...

With just a couple of weeks until Mary competes in the Severn Bridge Half Marathon in her Run for Freedom, we are delighted to have been featured in this week's Monmouthshire Beacon and Chepstow Beacon. You can read the article about Mary here....