Hercules was so small that he could fit in the palm of your hand

Who knew this little pig would be the beginning of something so amazing and special?

As Hercules fought and struggled to live, Haven founder Alison, held him and nursed him until he became strong. Herculesโ€™ Haven is home to farm animals, large and small, who tend to be the most overlooked when it comes to animal cruelty. Too often, farmed animals are not seen as living, feeling beings. We are here to show the animals love, care, and kindness that many of them have never experienced.

When visiting Hercules’ Haven, we welcome you to connect with the animals and experience the peace that comes with your new found bond. When you look into an animal’s eyes and really connect, you can find friendship and healing of your own soul.

Hercules "Our Guardian Angel"
Animal Assisted Therapy

Our Mission

We are a forever Haven for farmed animals that provides opportunities for people to connect and restore while nurturing respect for all creatures.

Our Vision

  • We will rescue and give forever Haven to abused, neglected and unwanted farm animals.
  • We help move Iowa and this world to more compassionately see animals for who they are.
  • We will help heal the minds and souls of all that visit the Haven.

Our Animal Friends

Since we first met Hercules, our family has grown just a bit. Click here to take a moment to meet each of our friends.

Stories from the Haven

Hercules’ Haven is Hiring

Position SummaryWe are looking for a dedicated and compassionate employee to provide for daily care needs of the sanctuaryโ€™s residents and support Herculesโ€™ Haven’s mission. Duties and Responsibilities Barn and


Hercules’ Haven chose as participant for The Gazette Gives Back Program

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