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DEW Haven

#1 of 3 things to do in Mount Vernon Features Animals
918 Pond Rd, Mount Vernon, ME 04352-3150
+1 207-293-2837
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Authentic Compassion for Animals

This is a haven for animals that have been rescued from the hands of neglectful people. The owners... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bethanie M
Augusta, Maine
Great Place

Went with my family. It was great. Very educational and staff was so polite and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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918 Pond Rd, Mount Vernon, ME 04352-3150
+1 207-293-2837
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a haven for animals that have been rescued from the hands of neglectful people. The owners are the most caring and compassionate animal lovers and take complete and total pride in their family of animals to the point where most of the rescues...More

1  Thank Bethanie M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Went with my family. It was great. Very educational and staff was so polite and knowledgeable. Would definitely go back.

1  Thank xo_Jen_ox
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Your not going to a zoo. Nothing like a zoo, it's better. The walkway is dirt and a little uneven to come with decent shoes on. Bob and Julie Miner are doing an outstanding job at their animal safe zone. These folks need the public...More

1  Thank MichiganMadmoose
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I've been here many times and I'm impressed by the constant improvement. The animals appear content and obviously well loved and well cared for. A great place for a family outing, educational and very interesting.

Thank vkwolf
Reviewed 14 November 2016

It was good to see this place as a refuge and family for the animals there. $2.75 was a bit to much for an ice dream cone to feed the bears was a bit much as I had to buy three. But over all this...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great place for kids and family's. Bob and family do a wonderful job protecting and educating on the animals and what the DEW is all about.

1  Thank sghague
Reviewed 19 September 2016

9/17/16 This was my first visit and it was a beautiful place to visit. Bob and Julie are two wonderful people. The staff was helpful as well. The place is very clean. I would go back. You can tell that they care for there animals...More

1  Thank pita1963
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Loved this place. Bob and Julie are awesome!!! So warm and caring to the visitors. The tour with Bob was educational and funny. Bob told about each animal, where they came from, their habits and then shared funny stories. He is a warm hearted guy...More

1  Thank Pam S
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a wonderful animal sanctuary in Mount Vetnon Maine. It's a hidden gem. The grounds and animal enclosures are very well maintained and clean. It is obvious they truly care about the animals they have rescued and care for. The tour was very educational...More

Thank AADaigle
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here every year way before the show Yankee Jungle was a hit, it's a bit of a shame it's gotten so big, too many people, Bob still gives tours but it doesn't feel the same and now the state of Maine...More

Thank dangelo1005
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Alice K
can we buy lunch or should we bring a lunch with us?
11 August 2016|
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Response from Sue R | Reviewed this property |
Bring it
Do you have bathrooms for guest to use?
31 July 2016|
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Response from 959clintonh | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have Porta Potties
Just want know what hours they open and days ?
29 July 2016|
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Response from Christie31 | Reviewed this property |
If I am remembering correctly, they are closed on Mondays but open every other day. Check out their website though as I know it is listed there.