“Let Care & Compassion be our Legacy”
The Cost of Caring
Visitors to The Llama Sanctuary, are greeted by anywhere from 40 to 60 resident llamas and alpacas, many of whom require special care. Sadly, most of the residents don’t like Gemmy, who is completely blind and therefore she shares a paddock and house with her friend Naomi. Thoreau doesn’t have any teeth and he has to be given special feed to sustain him, but away from all the others who would steal it! Mr Brownie, Heidi, Rico, Moji, Rya and many others are elderly and very thin and require high protein food. Calypso, Boutique and others are overweight and need a completely different feeding regime.
This is just a tiny representation of the numerous challenges that make up the day-to-day life at The Llama Sanctuary and all of this requires a lot of money. Typical operating expenses average out to around $1600 per llamas/alpaca each year. Even the Sanctuary cats (all of them are rescued
If you would like to sponsor a particular Sanctuary resident to help cover their costs, you can choose from the gallery below.
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What Drives Us
Rescue, rehabilitation, re-homing and retirement of llamas, alpacas, guanacos & vicunas in need.
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Paul The Llama
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