Our Animals

Orca, Oreo and Mini hiding behind El Guapo!

Orca, Oreo and Mini

Available for adoption! Orca is 4 and Mini and Oreo, who are her baby girls, are 3. They are Nigerian Dwarfs and they came from a very kind family where they were raised with young children. We would prefer that they all stay together.


Meet Piglet. At 16, he is our oldest pig and was brought to us by a sweet woman who was no longer able to care for him. She loves him dearly and sends financial support for him when she can. Since he is old and doesn’t have many more years ahead, she has asked that…

Where we started…. Finding our way….

Sunburst Farms Rescue was established to provide a home for farm animals in need. The rescue started in the summer of 2018 when Apache Junction Animal Control contacted us to help care for some animals involved in a cruelty case. Originally these animals were going to be held here until they did their investigation. However,…


Since we opened in the fall of 2018, we have learned many things the hard way. We are starting to better define our vision and create systems and protocols that have been lacking. #1 Our animals will not be adopted out for the purpose of being bred or raised for meat. Coming from a small…

About Me

Hi! I’m DeAnna! I work full time as a licensed mental health therapist in AZ. I have always loved animals and got certified in Equine Therapy in 2016. I began rescuing animals after we were asked by animal control to care for some sweet creatures who were badly abused. Since then we have grown tremendously and have become a haven where farm animals are welcomed and treated with the love and care they deserve.

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