Adopting an animal at Kent Life makes an ideal gift for you or someone special.

From as little as £20 per year, you can help keep one of our many farmyard animals fed, watered, clean and well housed throughout all the seasons. Adopting an animal at Kent Life makes an ideal gift for you or someone special. Or why not make it that little bit more exciting and book an experience with your adopted animal for just £40 per year with our NEW Adopt an Animal Experience scheme*.

Your adoption pack includes a ready to frame photo of your furry friend, along with a certificate, complimentary ticket to visit, and fact sheet. You will also receive seasonal updates so you can keep track of your new friend. With the Adopt an Animal Experience you will also be able to book a 45 minute one-to-one session with your adopted animal. For more information just email enquiries@kentlife.org.uk or give us a call on 01622 763 936.

Do something amazing today, Adopt an Animal at Kent Life.

*Please note – not all animals are included in the Experience Scheme – please see individual entries below.

The Alpacas

Wispa

Wispa came to Kent Life in 2012 he is 8 years old and very shy! He likes to sunbathe in his paddock and loves to hang around with his friends Biscuit and Cookie.

Cookie

Cookie is the cheeky chappie of our Alpaca’s. He will be the first to greet you at the fence. He will even make noises if you talk to him! He loves meeting everyone especially if you have food.

Biscuit

Biscuit is the gentlest of our group of Alpaca’s he likes to take things slow. He can seem a bit shy at first but once he gets to know you, you will make a friend for life. He loves to roll around and get his white fleece nice and dirty!

The Donkeys

Ellie

Ellie came to live at Kent Life in January 2009 from the Donkey Sanctuary. She likes to take   things slow but can be a bit stubborn   at times. She has beautiful big brown eyes and has found a best friend in Dora.

Ellie is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

Dora

Dora arrived with Ellie from the donkey sanctuary. She is George’s mummy. Her best friend is Ellie, they can’t bear to live apart. She likes to play but can be very naughty at times! 

Dora is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

George

George was born at Kent life in May 2009. He is a mummy’s boy and won’t go anywhere without her! He loves to run around and play! George has the trademark cross on his shoulders, meaning that he is from good donkey stock.

George is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

The Goats

NEW! Gus

Gus likes his own space and so you will normally find him in his shelter. He can be quite shy but he does try to pluck up the courage every now and then … especially when there is food around.

Gus is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie are African Pygmy goats – they are brothers and love being together. They are a cheeky pair that love their food, they have big personalities for little guys.

Amy

One of 3 Golden Guernseys, this breed of goat is in the rare breed survival trust list minority meaning there are only between 500-1000 in England. Amy is the quieter out of the three, she does like attention but can be shy.

Apricot

One of 3 Golden Guernseys, this breed of goat is in the rare breed survival trust list minority meaning there are only between 500-1000 in England. Apricot likes her food and climbing on the tyres.

Apple

One of 3 Golden Guernseys, this breed of goat is in the rare breed survival trust list minority meaning there are only between 500-1000 in England. Apple is full of mischief and loves jumping and climbing.

Eric

Eric is an Anglo Nubian billy goat, he is very vocal and clever. He loves to have his neck stroked and loves to lay in the sun. He has a very good memory and will remember you when you visit.

Eric is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

Beano and Dandy

Beano and Dandy are Anglo Nubian goats. They are easy to spot because of their long droopy ears and ‘roman noses.’ They live in a paddock with their other  friends. Goats can be very greedy and will be on the lookout for guests with food!

Beano and Dandy are available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

Gizmo

Gizmo is a Toggenburg Goat. He is 5 years old and the greediest goat at Kent Life! He is stubborn and very cheeky!

Gizmo is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

The Horses

Tasha

Tasha is very friendly Shire Horse. She is black with white socks. She is very calm and loves to hang around with Walter. Her favorite treat is carrots!

Lily

Lily is a very friendly Shetland Pony. She loves rolling around in the mud and likes to greet guests who visit her.

Lily is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

Truffles

Truffles lives with Lily, they can often be seen grazing together. Did you know? Native Shetland Ponies will eat seaweed if nothing else is available!

Truffles is available both as a standard adoption, and also on the Adopt an Animal Experience Scheme.

Walter

Walter is a Clydesdale horse measuring in at a whopping 17.2 hands. His best friend is Tasha the Shire horse who he shares his paddock with.

Despite his size he is very docile and laid back and his favourite thing to do is munch on hay!

The Pigs

NEW! Noodle & Doodle

Noodle and Doodle are sisters and came to Kent Life in December 2018. Their Mum was rescued and she gave birth to them in an RSPCA centre in the UK. They were very shy to begin with but have become much more confident now.

Anastasia

Anastasia is a cross between a Welsh Sow & Pietrain Boar. She has given birth to 5 litters of piglets here at Kent Life, and is just 4 years old. Her sisters Jasmine & Alice also live here.

Jasmine

Jasmine is a cross between a Welsh Sow & Pietrain Boar. She loves rolling around in the mud and scratching her back.

Sheep

NEW! Mr Bean

Mr Bean came to Kent Life when he was just 2 days old and was bottle fed by the staff and guests which makes him a very friendly sheep.