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Catskill Animal Sanctuary

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316 Old Stage Rd, Saugerties, NY 12477-4453
+1 845-336-8447
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Lovely visit on a kids tour

We had a lovely visit and wound up on a kids tour due to the time of our arrival. It was great and... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Janet K
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Went to visit , as advertised, Farm Animals

Came to see variety of Farm Animals, Instead saw variety of pigs. I would advise the Farm... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
natalie b
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No trip to the Hudson Valley is complete without visiting Catskill Animal Sanctuary. We’re open to the public for weekend tours from April-October and year-round for guests of The Homestead. • Meet cows, pigs, chickens, goats, ducks, sheep, and horses on a walking tour • Hear the stories of their lives and why they were rescued • Learn how you can help farm animals, your health, and the planet starting today Stay at The Homestead! Be our guest in one of three beautiful rooms, or a private suite, complete with your own kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bath. You’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast and can explore the grounds at your leisure.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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316 Old Stage Rd, Saugerties, NY 12477-4453
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+1 845-336-8447
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"our tour guide"
in 7 reviews
"love animals"
in 4 reviews
"well taken care"
in 4 reviews
"delicious vegan"
in 3 reviews
"duck"
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"special place"
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"food industry"
in 2 reviews
"great information"
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"beautiful animals"
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"vegan lifestyle"
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"positive energy"
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"vegan food"
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"turkey"
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"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"many years"
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"eggs"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely visit and wound up on a kids tour due to the time of our arrival. It was great and we had a great time listening to our guide and petting animals (Oreo the cat with his friendly demeanor and big personality...More

Thank Janet K
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Came to see variety of Farm Animals, Instead saw variety of pigs. I would advise the Farm management to clearly state that toddlers should stay home. Only their parents are welcome because it's almost impossible to keep toddler's interest on pigs . Farm is a...More

1  Thank natalie b
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Natalie, we are sorry to hear that your experience was not what you had expected. As residents of a Sanctuary, the animals who live here have room to roam and come and go on their own schedules— and sometimes they are shy. We welcome...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My fiancé came here because we were staying in the area plus we just love animals. I read previous reviews where people said that they “preach a vegan lifestyle”. I do not agree. Quite frankly, I think these people were just turned off and didn’t...More

4  Thank Hope B
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Hope! Thanks so much for this kind review. We are delighted to hear that you and your fiancé had a positive experience at the Sanctuary. We strive for a balance of education and compassion so this kind of feedback is very helpful for us....More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Let me first say this - the property is impeccably clean. These animals are loved and cared for - there is zero doubt. That said, unless you want to learn of all the evils of eating meat - save your money. We went with FULL...More

9  Thank Lisa D
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Lisa, thank you for sharing your experience and your compliments on the Sanctuary's cleanliness and the level of love and care these animals receive. We apologize for the confusion about what a sanctuary visit entails; all tours include a discussion of the lives of...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was a surprise for us. My sister in law picked this place to visit with our kids (ages 10 and 11). We had an amazing visit. We did a tour and didn't want it to end. I learned so much, the kids had a...More

4  Thank Christy C
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Wow! Thank you so much Christy! We are so glad that you and your family had fun during your visit. If you're interested in returning, you are welcome to book a stay at our Homestead— and we just opened registration for Camp Kindness (a day-camp...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Not really much to see. They require 100 caratures but I have nothing else to say. It's just a place fr animals that need a home.

Thank Jackhatt
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback!

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

They walk you around and show you delicious farm animals like bacon, beef, chicken and try to guilt trip you the whole time that they are vegans and you are horrible people because you eat the meat of weaker animals like god intended.

1  Thank iLOV3F00D
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

The tour was okay. The guide was informative and it was interesting to hear about the animals. However, you could visit any farm in the area for the same type of experience, without the vegan lecture.More

2  Thank Andylucia
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Andylucia, thank you for the compliment to our tour guides; we are very proud of their work and the depth of their knowledge. All tours do include a discussion of the lives of farmed animals and we regret that this wasn’t clear before your...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and stayed at the Homstead, which is the B&B for the Catskill Animal Sanctuary. It was comfortable, with charm and character but all modern updates. Nancy greeted us with a warm welcome upon our arrival and made a delicious vegan breakfast the following...More

2  Thank AlanTrac
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hi Alan, thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing this lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you and your wife's stay was comfortable and entertaining. We will convey your compliments to Lauren; we are endlessly proud of the work...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Let me start off with saying I am Vegan and have toured Woodstock sanctuary in the past. I wanted to visit a different sanctuary for my birthday and bring along many friends that are not vegan. I am happy these animals are well taken cared...More

2  Thank gsepulveda
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Catskill_Sanctuary, Marketing and Communications Department at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Hello, thank you for sharing your experience. We are grateful for the steps you've taken to remove animal products from your life and are sorry that your tour wasn't what you expected. Our goal is for all tours to be educational and to expose what...More

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Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
We open in April for weekend tours. Check out our website for all the information you'll need to plan a visit. See you soon!
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