Whispering Rise Farm & Animal Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide sanctuary to abused, neglected, abandoned and surrendered potbelly pigs; to provide humane education to the public; and to offer an anthrozoological experience to individuals and small groups.

News & Events


A Potbelly Pig Sanctuary

Maryland Faerie Festival

We'll be at the Festival with four pigs! Come out to a fabulous event and meet Hamilton Pig, Rosey, Pokey Maxx and Stardust

10 am - 6 pm 

Volunteer Work Day

Come out to the sanctuary to help us with some chores!

Whispering Rise offers an intersection of animal welfare, humane education, anthrozoological experience and environmental education by providing sanctuary for abused, neglected and abandoned potbelly pigs.

The farm is available to those who want a volunteer or community service experience. We will offer an anthrozoological experience to children, youth and adults who are looking for a more a more intense spiritual or emotional connection to animals in need.

We're always looking for a few great volunteers!!


Discover that pig magic!