Italo’s remarkable journey began on a cold Christmas day when he was rescued from a Washington dairy farm. At the tender age of just a few hours old, Italo’s fate seemed grim, as the dairy industry saw no value in a male calf. His life was spared through a compassionate intervention, shedding light on the stark reality of the dairy industry’s practices.

Italo stands as a precious reminder of the harsh and unforgiving nature of this industry, but his story is one of resilience and transformation. Over time, this once-vulnerable calf has grown into a magnificent and gentle giant. He embodies the spirit of survival, love, and the promise of a brighter future.

At our sanctuary, Italo has found a new lease on life. He revels in the simple joys of hanging out with his best friend, Nellie, exploring the sanctuary’s pastures and forests, and savoring the goodness that only a sanctuary can offer. Italo’s presence serves as a testament to the power of compassion and the difference we can make when we choose kindness over cruelty.


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