About Us

Bovata Gardens Sanctuary is a 15-acre animal sanctuary located in Julian, NC.

Our mission is to give neglected, abused and otherwise unwanted animals a high-quality lifetime home in a healthy and loving environment. We also work with other animal welfare groups to provide foster homes for animals in transition, and we provide outreach and education to the general public to advocate for animal rights and improving animal welfare laws. 

Bovata Gardens Sanctuary is:

Paul Meinhart; Director

Beverly Swaim; Board of Directors

Mary Hess-Luckhouse; Board of Directors

Laura Provo; Caretaker-Vet Tech

Christina Hayes; Officer

Our veterinarian is:

Forest Oaks Animal Hospital
Rodger Kleisch DVM
2001 Alamance Church Road
Greensboro, NC 27406

Bovata Gardens is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue and welfare organisation.


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