Our Mission

The Dome Ranch is a safe environmental center dedicated to improving the lives of children, youth and adults by promoting healthy relationships between people, animals and nature.

We provide a variety of enrichment opportunities in a scenic rural setting, including the opportunity to experience a "day-in-the-country".

Who We Serve

The Dome Ranch is dedicated to serving all children, families, youth and adults, especially those who are interested in learning about animals and how they interact with people, nature in all its beauty, and leisure activities that promote peaceful living.

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About Us

The Dome Ranch is located on 32 acres in the beautiful bluffs of Spring Valley, Wisconsin only several miles from the famous Crystal Caves and within an hour's drive from the Twin Cities. Walking trails weave through our rolling hills and magnificent woods. We grow grass hay for our animals and vegetables and flowers for our family and guests. Our dome farmhouse is unique in the area as is our menagerie of sheep, horses, goats, kittens, dogs, birds and many other extraordinary animals.

Our Values

We believe everyone needs someone to believe in them and love them unconditionally. We all can learn lifelong skills from nature. The animals at the Dome Ranch offer a safe learning experience. Even children are not intimidated by our animals and feel comfortable hugging, grooming, and feeding them treats. Our staff and animals are dedicated to making lives happier, more hopeful and successful. In addition to spending time with the animals, visitors at the Dome Ranch have the opportunity to create beautiful art, cook/sample great garden recipes, and enjoy a peaceful nature walk.

Our Animals

Currently the animals at the Dome Ranch include small sheep, miniature horses, many varieties of small goats, a Great Pyrenees dog, kittens, chickens, ducks, bunnies, pheasants, peacocks, quails, ducks, turkey, Sebastopol geese, a Juliana/Potbelly pig, Patagonian cavy, Muntjac deer, alpacas, micro mini donkey, zebu, chinchillas and exotic guinea pigs! All our animals are part of our pet family and provide us with love and mutual respect.

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For information on employment or volunteer opportunities at the Dome Ranch, please contact us.

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