Bert the Umbrella CockatooCoCo the Nanday ConureChester the ServalPo-Po the Miniature Donkey
Howdy! Meet the Animals Animal Assisted Therapy Animal Rescue Community Service What People are Saying Feed the Animals News from the Ranch About the Lyons

Dec. 29, 2007

"On Christmas Eve, the legend goes, animals gain the power of speech at midnight. At Lyon Ranch in the Sonoma hills, dozens of rescued creatures give voice for five minutes or so every night, year-round – usually when their saviors, Rob and Robin Wolfe Lyon, have just turned out the bedroom light."

For more of this story in the Napa Valley Register, click here.

Nov. 16, 2007

Sonoma Valley's beloved and infamous therapy camel, Kazzy, will be featured on the Hallmark Television Channel's "New Morning" program on Monday, Dec. 3, at 7 a.m. on cable Channel 30.

An article about Kazzy is here on

Nov. 14, 2007

Baby Beverly the jennett was born on November 14th. She weighed in at 18 pounds and is very healthy and strong.

Baby Beverly

Oct. 6, 2007

An article about Kazzy and some of our other therapy animals was in a Contra Costa newspaper today:

April 27, 2007

Two-humped visitor brings smiles to seniors - By Meera Pal, CONTRA COSTA TIMES

July 17, 2005

Our daughter Lynette with new arrival; Jazzy, the jennett was born around 6:30AM today!

Lynette & Jazzy

May 21, 2005

San Francisco Chronicle – "No ordinary dromedary drops in on seniors:"

April 29, 2005

Sonoma Index Tribune – Lyons honored as heroes by the Sonoma County Chapter of the American Red Cross Wednesday:


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